Claiborne Parish

Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

512 E Main St PO Box 330
Homer, LA 71040
Phone: (318) 927-9601
Fax: (318) 927-2345

On the central northern border of the LA panhandle, northeast of Shreveport; organized Mar 13, 1828 from Natchitoches Parish. Name Origin: For William Charles Cole Claiborne (1775-1817), governor of the Mississippi Territory (1801-05), of the Orleans Territory (1804-12), and of LA (1812-16)

Area (sq mi):: 767.55 (land 754.65; water 12.90) Population per square mile: 21.60
Population 2005: 16,309 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.20%; 1990-2000 -3.20% Population 2000: 16,851 (White 51.50%; Black or African American 47.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $13,825; median household $25,344; Population below poverty level: 26.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,661-$21,157
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 25.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In one of many case studies, focusing on Claiborne Parish in rural Louisiana--environmental racism, after all, is not only an urban problem--Bullard focuses on the "siting" process (begun in 1987 and not resolved until 1998) for the nation's first privately owned uranium enrichment plant, to be owned and operated by Louisiana Energy Services (LES).
In Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, Greenpeace and Earth Justice used a campaign of fear (and exploited Clinton's 1994 executive order) to torpedo a proposed $855 million uranium enrichment plant last April.
Homer Memorial Hospital is a busy 50-bed rural hospital in north-central Louisiana that also operates Claiborne Home Health, the largest home health agency in Claiborne Parish, and Senior Care Center, a 10-bed inpatient geriatric/psychiatric facility in Haynesville, La.
Poised for construction in northern Louisiana's Claiborne Parish, one of the state's poorest counties, the $855 million, state-of-the-art nuclear fuel enrichment facility - 50 times more energy efficient than existing plants - would bring jobs and millions of dollars in tax revenue to this 50 percent black jurisdiction.
The Company has drilled two exploratory wells on its Frazier Creek prospect in Claiborne Parish targeting the Hosston/Cotton Valley formations.
6 million of drilling costs on the Atkins Estate #1 in Claiborne Parish, net to its 100% working interest, and has incurred approximately $625,000 of drilling costs on the Roberson N.
It is the deposit market share leader in Claiborne Parish and the second-largest in Webster Parish, markets in which Hibernia previously did not operate.
Peoples Bank & Trust has the largest deposit market share in Claiborne Parish and the second-largest in Webster Parish, markets in which Hibernia does not currently operate.
East Haynesville, Claiborne Parish, LA, Dubberly no.
in Bienville, Parish * Gulf South in Bienville Parish * CenterPoint Energy MRT in Claiborne Parish * Southern Natural Gas Company in Bienville Parish * Tennessee Gas Pipeline - 43A-100 * Texas Eastern - Castor Lateral * Texas Gas - Sharon
NASDAQ:PRBC) and HNB Corporation of Homer, Louisiana jointly announced today that they have entered into a letter of intent for the merger of HNB into Premier and the merger of HNB's subsidiary bank, Homer National Bank of Claiborne Parish, into Premier's wholly-owned subsidiary, Premier Bank, N.
XTO Energy is also increasing its position in its Eastern Region with the purchase of 102 Bcfe of proved reserves in Franklin, Freestone, Limestone and Anderson counties of Texas and Claiborne Parish of Louisiana.