The Evangeline Bank and Trust Company is an independent banking company that provides banking services to consumer and business customers in its normal area of operation. Our goal is to meet the banking needs of our communities served with outstanding customer service while taking active roles in our local communities.
Our goal also includes providing an acceptable level of profit. Our long-term mission will set The Evangeline Bank and Trust Company above competitors in the areas of integrity, trust, corporate character, quality, service and fiscal soundness.
The Evangeline Bank and Trust Company's roots date back to March 15, 1906. On this date the bank was officially chartered under the name "Bank of Ville Platte." The bank began business October 11, 1907. The bank reorganized to include a Trust Company and adopted a new charter in December 1911 and its official name then became The Evangeline Bank and Trust Company.