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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Lincoln Parish School Board Superintendent Danny Bell will give his annual State of the District report at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.
In the Lincoln Community Room of the Lincoln Parish Library a light lunch will be served and Lincoln Parish Schools ACHIEVE Coordinator Cathi Cox said anyone interested in advocating the public school system, and Lincoln Parish as a whole, is invited to attend.
Louisiana Tech assitant professor of journalism Elizabeth Barfoot Christian, editor of “Rock Brands: Selling Sound in a Media Saturated Culture” (www.lexingtonbooks.com/Catalog/Flyer2.shtml?SKU=0739146343), which will be released by Lexington Books in December, has been invited to write a series of blogs on music marketing for Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
And Christian, an avid blogger on her personal website, Masscommchic.blogspot.com, has been happy to oblige.
R&L publishing group saw an increase in traffic at its blog site to a high of 10,000 per month during the summer and has responded by asking additional scholars to write blogs on topics of interest. Christian’s book explores how different genres of popular music are branded and marketed today, including a look at specific artists as well as examining how new media has changed music sales.
An even 100 area residents braved chilly weather and prevented a bite from being taken out of their wallets early Saturday morning as they attended Peach Tree Dental’s sixth annual Dentistry from the Heart event.
The event provided people in need, including those without dental insurance, the choice between a tooth filling, tooth extraction or teeth cleaning at no charge. Tracey Brown, project manager for Peach Tree said $20,000 worth of services were provided on the day.