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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Ruston resident Jack Beard has announced his candidacy for Lincoln Parish Police Jury District 12.
Beard has lived in District 12 since 1963 and is a retired professor for Louisiana Tech University. Having spent 24 years as a juror, eight as president, Beard believes he is well-qualified for the office.
Beard said during his tenure as jury president, Lincoln Parish became known as one of the leading parish governments in North Louisiana.
Responders with the Ruston Fire Department had to use the “jaws of life” Friday to extricate a man injured in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 20 eastbound between Tarbutton Road and Tech Drive.
Jeralyn Black shoots a basketball during Grambling State University’s Fan and Media Day. The event, held on Saturday at the Robinson Stadium Facility and Practice Field, was intended to prepare Tiger fans for the upcoming season, beginning on Sept. 1 against Alcorn State.