Community Trust Bank will receive more than $225,000 from the U.S. Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund to funnel back into the communities they serve as part of the Bank Enterprise Award Program.
Sen. Mary Landrieu announced in a press release this week that CTB was one of only three Louisiana banks to receive this grant, which can only be applied for every two years.
Drake Mills, president and CEO of CTB, was pleased to hear of the award.
Beaver control and the assistance for city of Grambling will up on tap for discussion.
Prior to the regularly scheduled Lincoln Parish Police Jury meeting, the Public Works Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. to discuss and take action, if necessary, on a beaver control program and assisting the city of Grambling.
Grambling Public Works Director Vivian Moffett issued a letter to the LPPJ Public Works Committee asking for assistance in the repair of potholes.
“Due to severe weather we have experienced an excessive amount of potholes on several of our streets,” Moffett said.
Jacob Gaskill and Kyler Hughes, fifth graders at Glen View Elementary, won first place at Glen View, Louisiana Tech (regionals) and at the State Social Studies fairs for their group project in political science they titled “Land Craft Air Cushion.” The state fair was held in Lake Charles.
For many Grambling residents, the name Gallot invokes thoughts of public service and dedication to the community.
Members of the Gallot family have held positions such as state senator, educator, board member and mayor. To honor three specific members of the Gallot family, the City of Grambling has named Rick Gallot Sr., his wife Mildred Gallot and their son State Senator Rick Gallot the “Gallot Trio” as well as Grand Marshals of Grambling’s Juneteenth Heritage Festival.