Top Photo: Children aged 7-14 showed up to participate in RPAR’s annual Pitch, Hit and Run competition on Saturday.
Bottoom Photo: Winners of the RPAR event will go on to compete in an event Saturday in Pineville. See a list of those winners on page 3.
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Registration for the 2015-16 school year Adopt-A-School program, a community outreach program, has begun.
Cathi Cox-Boniol said the program pairs Lincoln Parish schools with community partners such as businesses, churches, civic group and individuals.
“Year after year, we pair these schools with partners to support our local schools,” she said. “This is a great opportunity to reach out to our community stake holders as they reach out to students and teachers.”
Cox-Boniol said the beauty of the program is that it can be customized.
Ruston dentist Jesse Roberts III is one of two men charged with insider trading by the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
The SEC alleges that Roberts and his brother-in-law, Scott Zeringue, were involved in a scheme that resulted in nearly $1 million in illegal profits involving stock purchases from the Baton Rouge-based Shaw Group. The incident reportedly occurred in the summer of 2012.
As another day of qualifying began today, the race to represent Lincoln Parish in the Louisiana State House and Senate began heating up.
Because of recent legislation, three different senators will represent Lincoln Parish this fall. During a special session for redistricting this spring, state lawmakers approved a bill that carves Lincoln Parish into three separate Senate districts and makes it a minority in each one.