Paragon Casino Resort Donates $20,000 to Marksville Fire Department


MARKSVILLE, LA – Paragon Casino Resort has made a $20,000 donation to the Marksville Fire Department. The donation will be used to complete repairs on the department’s tall ladder truck, which regularly services the Marksville area.

“As the General Manager of Paragon Casino Resort, it’s a privilege and a responsibility to contribute to the welfare and well-being of our community,” said Marshall Ray Sampson, Paragon Casino Resort General Manager. “This donation reflects the importance we place on supporting those who dedicate themselves to our neighbors and the importance of having top-notch equipment to service the needs of our community. We are always proud of the Marksville Fire Department and this contribution is just a small token of our thanks to them for their service.”

The casino resort has a long history of investing in the communities that surround the Tunica-Biloxi reservation, where Paragon has been located for 30 years.

“We are profoundly grateful for the generous donation from Paragon Casino Resort,” said Marksville Fire Chief Jerry Bordelon. “Their support not only strengthens our firefighting capabilities, but also emphasizes the importance of community collaboration in safeguarding lives and property. With their contribution, we can continue our mission to serve and protect, ensuring that our community remains safe and resilient in the face of any challenge.”