So about this “part two” people keep yammering about

Luckily for everyone I had a folder with pdfs saved from my great Goatherder treasure hunt last Summer at the Yenni Building over Elmwood way.  So while I try to make sense of the information I gathered I figured how about a sneak peak for those of you that have been patiently waiting.

First Bank and Trust is a high-performance Community Bank whose mission is to provide outstanding service and products to the small business community. Our diverse array of products are complemented by the personal attention to detail and the earnest concern for the well-being of the customer that only an expert Community Banker can provide. First Bank and Trust is continually networking its customers into opportunities with each other and the Bank strives to provide its customer base with valuable guidance and suitable products for the challenges of a dynamic business environment.

First Bank and Trust’s board of directors is composed of Chairman of the Board Joseph C. Canizaro, James E. Fitzmorris, Jr., Owen (Pip) Brennan Jr., Aaron F. Broussard, Maurice (Mel) L. Lagarde III Jr., Patricia C. Denechaud, CMP, A. J. Adolph, David Guidry and J. Michael Brown President and CEO of First Bank & Trust.

The entrepreneurial background of the Board is embedded in the mind, spirit and attitude of every First Bank and Trust employee. Historically, we have provided fresh solutions to the special financing needs of our small business customers. We have carved a unique niche in the small business marketplace. In the future we will continue to develop a wide range of products and services for our customer, the small business, its owners, and employees.

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Saturday Slabbed: Let’s toot the Horn

Evidently the Slabbed Nation is many things and one of those things is a very small subset of us that can say they spoke with the OIG folks making the rounds for the John Horn DOJ misconduct investigation into the NOLA US Attorney’s office. I mention this because last week Gordon Russell and his team over at NOLA Media Group updated the status of the Horn Investigation that included some expert insight. The bottom line is no one is talking right now to the media in response to FOIA requests. True Dat.

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What if one of us that knows the gang on a more personal level made a call?  I know I got a business card complete with the Team Horn hotline and it turns out so have a few other folks. 😉  So here is the question asked by that NOLA Media Group story which needed additional color:

The letter does not make clear whether the OPR reports sought by the newspaper have been wrapped up. The letter “should not be taken as an indication that the excluded records do, or do not, exist,” Hardy wrote.

This is lurid stuff indeed, especially for former prosecutors with the last names Mann or Perricone so here’s that additional color: Continue reading “Saturday Slabbed: Let’s toot the Horn”