SOURCE: Teche Holding Company

April 19, 2007 09:23 ET

Teche Federal Bank Announces New Wal-Mart Office in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 19, 2007 -- (AMEX: TSH) Teche Federal Bank, the home of TOTALLY FREE CHECKING since 1994, announces that it will have a new branch office located in the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, 9830-T Old Hammond Highway, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The new office is set to open on June 6, 2007.

Patrick Little, President and CEO of Teche Federal, said, "This will be the fourth office opened in the Baton Rouge area. We are excited to be part of the continuing success that is Baton Rouge."

He added, "The new office will be located near the key intersection of Airline Highway and I-12. We look forward to adding even more offices in Baton Rouge soon."

Russell Gauthier, Baton Rouge Regional President, concurred, saying, "One of our foremost goals is to provide our customers with new locations to better serve them. We are also dedicated to attracting new customers to Teche Federal."

Teche Federal opened its first office in Baton Rouge at 3524 South Sherwood Forest Blvd. on November 24, 2003.

Teche Federal Bank has served the financial needs of its customers since 1934. Teche Federal has branch offices in the parishes of East Baton Rouge, Ascension, Lafayette, St. Martin, Iberia, St. Mary, St. Landry Terrebonne and Lafourche. Teche is the fourth largest publicly traded bank based in Louisiana with over $700 million in assets. Teche Holding Company is the parent company of Teche Federal Bank, which operates 19 offices in Louisiana and serves over 60,000 customers. Teche Holding Company's common stock is traded under the symbol "TSH" on the American Stock Exchange.

Statements contained in this news release, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors, which include, but are not limited to, factors discussed in documents filed by Teche Holding Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement, whether written or oral, that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company.

Contact Information

  • For More Information Contact:
    Patrick Little
    President and CEO
    (337) 560-7151
    Ross Little, Jr.
    Senior Vice President
    (337) 560-7154