Longest Sitting Commissioner Jimmy Soileau Has Served for Over Twenty Years
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Longest Sitting Commissioner Jimmy Soileau Has Served for Over Twenty Years

James “Jimmy” Soileau has been on the Greater Krotz Springs Port Commission for 22 years. He is the longest sitting Commissioner at this time and has seen growth and development at the Port and for the community he has called home for most of his life. He is retired from the St. Landry School Board,...

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Port of Krotz Springs Launches New Web Site
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Port of Krotz Springs Launches New Web Site

An online presence will create improved visibility and kickoff a series of new developments. KROTZ SPRINGS, LA (October 23, 2017): The Port of Krotz Springs is pleased to announce the release of their new web site. The site has been designed using new web technology that ensures the site will appear similar to viewers across...

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President Michael Thibodeaux has served as a Commissioner since 2000.

US Army Veteran Michael Thibodeaux has been lobbying the Louisiana State Legislature for over 30 years, beginning in 1982 when he started his career in public service as an Alderman for the City of Opelousas. In 1994, after actively working as a team member overseeing the continued improvement and growth of the City of Opelousas,...

Vice President Senic Batiste
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Vice President Senic Batiste

Mr. Batiste, a local businessman and Louisiana notary public, is a Southern University graduate and US Navy Veteran. Batiste spent his career working in the refinery industry as an Operations Supervisor for Chevron Corporation in which he retired after 44 years of service. He has served as a Commissioner at the Port of Krotz Springs...

Secretary Reed has strong family ties to the Port of Krotz Springs
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Secretary Reed has strong family ties to the Port of Krotz Springs

  Secretary Monita Reed was born and raised in Krotz Springs. She is a graduate of Melville High School’s class of 1973. She earned a degree in Business Administration and Data Processing from TH Harris Vocational Tech. She has strong family ties to the Port as her cousin L.J.Ortis owned and operated a push boat...

Ms. Carter, a 10 year board member, representing the City of Eunice
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Ms. Carter, a 10 year board member, representing the City of Eunice

Cheryl L. Carter has been a Board member at the Port of Krotz Springs for 10 years being appointed by the City of Eunice where she resides. Ms. Carter’s tasks involve communicating and working along with her fellow Commissioners in a manner that builds teamwork, a spirit of trust, and cooperation which builds meaningful connections throughout...

Mr. Clovis Cornelius
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Mr. Clovis Cornelius

Mr. Clovis Cornelius is a lifetime resident of Opelousas, LA. He is a parishioner of The Greater Union Baptist Church. He is the father of one daughter, Ambrea Cornelius. Ambrea is 21 years of age and attends Louisiana State University – Eunice Campus. Clovis is a 32 year employee of Ventura Foods. He also owns...

Mr. Paul DiCapo, a lifelong resident of St. Landry Parish
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Mr. Paul DiCapo, a lifelong resident of St. Landry Parish

Commissioner Paul DiCapo, a lifelong resident of St. Landry Parish, is a 1978 graduate of Melville High School. Paul has been in law enforcement for over 30 years. He was a Chief Investigator with the St. Landry Parish District Attorney’s Office from 1987 – 2006. He is currently employed with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s...

“Freedom Is Not Free”
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“Freedom Is Not Free”

We fly our flag proudly in honor of all those men and women who accepted the calling of serving our wonderful country. We thank them for their bravery which allows all of us to enjoy so many freedoms that we sometimes take for granted. For they made the ultimate sacrifice so selflessly. This Memorial Day...

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