The Ruston City Council passed a resolution that should lead to the installation of an audio/video conferencing system during its monthly meeting last week.
Aldermen passed a motion to accept a bid of $153,813 from American Audio of Ruston to install the system in the city courtrooms and judge’s chambers. That equipment will also be used for various meetings held at the Civic Center/Courthouse.
“This will be a great addition and very useful for a number of purposes,” Mayor Dan Hollingsworth said.
At 9:46 a.m. Saturday, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Lakeshore Drive south of Louisiana Highway 4 in Jackson Parish.
The preliminary investigation revealed that 2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, driven by 42-year-old Daniel Tully, of Ruston, was traveling south on Lakeshore Drive when it drove off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole.
Community Trust Bank has been named one of the top three Best Banks to Work For in 2014 by American Banker magazine in the three to ten billion dollar range. The program, which was initiated in 2013 to identify, recognize, and honor the best banks to work for in the nation, is a project of American Banker and Best Companies Group.
The Dubach Town Council on Monday approved the selection criteria for engineers and administrative consultants where their Louisiana Community Development Block Grant funds may be utilized.
Projects to be applied for under the LCDGB 2016-17 grant may require administrative consultants and engineers and the program requires that the procurement process be established by the town, according to the ordinance.