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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Louisiana Tech’s fall quarter commencement exercises were held Nov. 16, with diplomas awarded to 304 graduates. Commencement marked the close of fall quarter activities at the university, with winter quarter classes to begin Dec. 4. Area graduates — listed by parish, city and degree — are as follows:
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series on the ongoing construction of Lincoln Parish schools.
Renovations on security details, new classrooms and library and pathway at Glen View Elementary continue to run smoothly. So says one Lincoln Parish Schools staff member, and he hopes to have all projects completed by October.
Lincoln Parish Schools Transportation Coordinator James Payton said the new security projects would greatly benefit the elementary school staff.
High-flying fireworks will light up the sky of Ruston when Temple Baptist Church presents its 15th annual display on Tuesday night.
Approximately $10,000 worth of fireworks — funded by local sponsors — will be shot off in the parking lot. The pyrotechnic displays will be visible by numerous residents who park along the Interstate 20 Service Roads to see the show. Some people can reportedly see the fireworks from miles away.