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TRS congratulates Cody and Lena Harrell on their new son

TRS would like to congratulate Cody and Lena Harrell who gave birth to a 8lb 11oz 20.5” baby boy, Nathan Isaac Harrell, on 12/5/2014.

Cody is a pilot (pilot/mate) on the M/V Christy T, he has been with TRS since 11/30/2010. Cody started as a green deckhand and worked all the way through our steersman program to current position of pilot ( pilot/mate) on M/V Christy T.

Congratulations Allen Hartshorn

Terral would like to congratulate Allen Hartshorn on his designation as Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Allen has been working toward his certification since 2001, and we are proud to have him as a member of our Safety Team.

Welcome Teddy Twigg

Terral is proud to welcome Teddy Twigg to our growing team as an Aggregate Salesman. He will be marketing to industrial users along the Gulf Coast. Teddy is a member of the Concrete Aggregate Association of Louisiana, and he has served on its board for six years. He is also a past president of the Ascension Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana (CCA Louisiana). Teddy has 12 years’ experience in the aggregate business, and he will be valuable to Terral and our customers.

Expanding from our Old River Fleet to the West Canal via the Atchafalaya River

Terral RiverService continues to expand our operations from our Old River Fleet to points along the West Canal via the Atchafalaya River.

We service many customers through the Atchafalaya, moving aggregate to Lake Charles, LA and frac sand to Corpus Christi, TX. It has been a priority to develop our capabilities along this route, as it provides cost-effective movement for all commodities going west on the ICW. Our shipments bypass New Orleans traffic, providing faster service and better prices.

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Terral Christens M/V Amy Gattle

The vessels namesake is the wife of Gabriel “Gabe” Gattle, our Vice President of Transportation.

April 1, 2014

On April 1, 2014, Terral RiverService christened the 4600 hp M/V Amy Gattle at our Lake Providence fleet.  The vessels namesake is the wife of Gabriel “Gabe” Gattle, our Vice President of Transportation.

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CHS acquires fertilizer business from Terral River Service, Inc.

ST. PAUL, MINN. (Feb.7, 2014) –CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP and CHSCO), the nation’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, today announced it has acquired the fertilizer business and related fertilizer assets of Terral River Service, Lake Providence, La. Terral River Service is a river transportation service company specializing in the bulk storage and handling of dry and liquid materials along the Mississippi River system, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and inland waterways of Louisiana and southern Arkansas.

CHS will integrate nine Terral River Service locations, including eight river terminals, into its existing crop nutrients business. CHS is a leading wholesale distributor of crop nutrients to locally-owned cooperatives and independent farm supply retailers across the U.S.

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Paul Dufour joins Safety Team

Terral RiverService is pleased to welcome Paul Dufour to our company as part of the Safety Team. Paul has an extensive background in health and safety. He spent six years in the US Navy, stationed on the aircraft carrier USS Constellation, and then in the Louisiana National Guard. Paul is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and studied Safety and Health at Texas A&M. He is married to Nicole, and they have twins of 18 months. You can reach Paul on his mobile at 225-788-1627 or at our Lettsworth, Louisiana office at 225-492-3451. We look forward to having Paul as a member of our Management Team.

Terral RiverService hosts 9th annual golf tournament

Terral RiverService hosted its 9th annual golf tournament in Vicksburg, Mississippi on October 3 and 4. The weather cooperated for our one and half day event. One hundred and twenty participants golfed in 23 competing teams. The team of Chuck Stogner, Rocky Bishop, Clint Bishop and Jeb Miller won with a score of 10 under par. Food and fun was had by all. We thank the Vicksburg Country Club for their efforts in making it possible. We also thank the many Terral employees who worked hard to make the event a success. The health of our company depends on the relationship we have with our customers and vendors, and we appreciate everyone’s participation and support.

Terral welcomes Chris Hyde to Marine Divison

Terral is pleased to welcome Chris Hyde as the newest member of our Marine Division. Chris has six years of experience in dispatching and scheduling vessel movement, and we’re confident he will be a positive addition to the Terral team. Chris is a graduate of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee with a BS in Corporate Communication. Chris is married with a two-year-old daughter. He will be the Logistics Manager for our Marine operations, working out of our new Baton Rouge, Louisiana office.