For immediate release

Red River Bank Marksville Banking Center Now Open
Grand Opening festivities planned for February 8th & 9th

Marksville, LA (January 16, 2008) - Red River Bank has recently expanded into Avoyelles parish with a banking center located on Tunica Drive in Marksville, Louisiana. It is the first Red River Bank banking center to be located in Avoyelles parish. Red River Bank has a total of 12 banking centers in Central and Northwest LA.

The newly constructed full service banking center is located at 447 E. Tunica Drive. The Avoyelles parish banking center provides another level of convenience and customer service for customers living and working in the Marksville area.

Ted Gauthier is Market Manager and Shannon Kojis-Fender is banking center manager. The banking center lobby hours are: Monday - Friday: 8:30-5:00; Drive thru hours are Monday - Thursday: 8:30-5:30; Friday: 8:30-6:00 Sat: 9-12.

A ribbon cutting ceremony with the Marksville Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for Friday, February 8th at 10:00am at the new banking center. Grand Opening Festivities will be on Saturday, February 9th from 10am-2pm at the new banking center.

About Red River Bank

Red River Bank is an independent community bank that is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Red River Bancshares, Inc., a privately-held bank holding company based in Alexandria. Full service Banking Centers are also located in Alexandria, Ball, Lecompte, Pineville, Forest Hill, and Shreveport.

The deposits of Red River Bank are insured to the maximum extent permitted by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

For more information logon to or call 318-561-5800