School Food Service Supervisor Doris Marzett believes every child in the Lincoln Parish School District should have the opportunity to eat for free, but unfortunately, if the district did enroll in such a program to provide free meals — the federally-ran Community Eligibility Provision — the Food Service department would shut down.
“The percentage is high enough to enroll, but not high enough to where it wouldn’t hurt us,” Marzett said.
A man was arrested Monday after allegedly using counterfeit money to buy a puppy in the parking lot of Circle K on U.S. Highway 167 North.
Lt. Tim Parker, public information officer for Ruston Police Department, said Broderick Ellis, 24, of 2409 Roland St. in Winnsboro, was apprehended after a woman selling Yorkie puppies reportedly discovered that the bills he used to pay her were counterfeit.
“On Dec. 1,1955, our freedom movement came alive, and because of Rosa Parks we don’t ride in the back of the bus anymore.”
When asked, “What does Black History Month mean to you?” Tiffany White reminisced on her childhood as she recited this line from the Neville Brothers song “Sister Rosa.”
“It is exciting to think how one person can make such a difference,” she said.