A parish in south central Louisiana has one of the fastest growing populations in the state, as well as in the nation, and bankers there are struggling to keep pace.

Lafayette Parish, whose 170,000 citizens suffered through an economic downturn a decade ago that was considered worse than Great Depression of the 1930s, is home to a handful of banks fighting over a swiftly expanding market.

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