Town of Greensburg
Home of the St.Helena Forest Festival, October 15, 2011
Mayor: Burke Jones
Mayor ProTem: Danny Carruth
Treasurer: Larry Carruth
Alderman: Jimmie Meadows, Paula McNabb, and Hunter Carter
Town Clerks: Kim McNabb and Mandy Carruth
Gas, Water, and Sewer Superintendent: Donald Langston
2009 Census: 616 Residents
P.O. Box 160 Greensburg, La 70441
Every year the Town of Greensburg holds its annual Forest Festival in October.
This festival consist of woodsman events, crafts, cooking contest, 5K race and
many other events. Its an old style festival that many enjoy every year. Also in
December of every year a Christmas parade is held.
Village of Montpelier
New Village of Montpelier
Mayor: Kenneth Giardina
Past Mayor Brian Dykes served 44 years until his death in May of 2011.
Chief of Police: Gerald O’Malley
Businesses located in Montpelier:
Dykes Feed And Fertilizer, First Guaranty Bank, Dollar General Store,
Y & Y Food Mart, Bear Creek Western Store, Bear Creek Saloon,
and Bear Creek Restaurant.
Montpelier Methodist Church was organized about 1904.
Montpelier Baptist Church organized on September 24, 1908.
An Act to establish a permanent seat of justice in and for the parish of
St. Helena Approved March 25, 1813. “Old” Montpelier or the “first“ Montpelier
was located south of the present day Montpelier. It served as county seat
until 1832. Montpelier Academy was located there as well a very early Post
Office (1814). Montpelier flourished for awhile but with the removal of the
parish seat to Greensburg, and the closure of the Academy, it faded away.
The Post Office was closed January 20,1859.