Representatives of Devon Energy, Adopt-A-School partner with I. A. Lewis School, surprised principal Sonja Fuller recently with a $1,000 check for the school to use on projects of its choosing. Fuller said the money will be used for technology upgrades. Fuller, who knew only that Devon’s Michelle Gantt and Aime Skipper where coming to the school, opens the check.
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Tony Young, the Chester Ellis Endowed Professor in Education at Louisiana Tech University and manager of its Psychological Services Clinic, has been named Chair for the Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
The Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists is responsible for overseeing the practice of psychology in Louisiana. The agency reviews credentials and administers examinations to individuals applying for license to practice psychology in Louisiana, and also handles consumer complaints, and conducts disciplinary hearings to determine if a psychologist has acted contrary to the state’s practice regulations.
At approximately 3 a.m. Wednesday, Ruston Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Circle K on 1705 North Service Rd E.
“The clerk (on duty) said that three black males came in and ordered her to the ground,” Capt. Tim Parker of RPD said.
According to Parker, the men were wearing masks and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the registers. There was at least one handgun present. The men fled the scene and RPD is actively pursuing those responsible for the armed robbery.
“We can’t connect this robbery with any other robbery that has happened as of yet,” Parker said.
GRAMBLING — With his team’s next opponent showing up Saturday at Robinson Stadium with an 18-game losing streak, you might think Grambling State University Head Coach Doug Williams would be doing cartwheels.
Williams and the Tigers’ staff are treating hapless Mississippi Valley State (0-7, 0-6) as if they’re sitting atop the Eastern Division standings of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.