With the state sales tax holiday, area stores and residents took advantage of the added four percent discount, as school supplies and other fall-related goods are quickly becoming essential.
“It’s been a welcome boost,” said Richie McKinney, owner of McKinney Honda. “We are probably doing three times the business we normally do this time of year. Many people are buying hunting equipment, lawn equipment, gun safes and hand-held power equipment. Everybody likes to save sales tax no matter what it is.”
Top Left: Students from Louisiana Tech’s Kinesiology department assist Mrs. Jordan’s class as they practice throwing. Top right: Members of the Junior Auxiliary perform Kindness Matters for the students at LPECC. Bottom Left: Staff members of the Lincoln Parish School Board and Pupil Appraisal pose for a picture at the LPECC trick-or-treat. Bottom Right: Submitted photos
Ms. Julie’s class paraded proudly in pink at the LPECC Breast Cancer Awareness walk.
Louisiana Tech University President Dan Reneau delivered the keynote address recently at the 2012 National Banquet of Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AEMB) — the National Biomedical Engineering Honor Society he founded in 1979 while leading the biomedical engineering department at Tech.