U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Joe Hollingsworth, an emergency physician with the 4005th U.S. Army Hospital, Army Reserve Medical Command, and son of Dan and Faye Hollingsworth of Ruston, recently participated in Medical Readiness Exercise in the African country of Chad. Hollingsworth with stethoscope conducted surgical consultations with patients at the Hospital Militaire D’Instruction — Military Teaching Hospital — in N’Djamena, Chad. In bottom photo, the patient suffered a fractured femur six months ago and it has gone untreated since.
Bob Hurtig (center left) was awarded the French Legion of Honor Medal by Gregor Trumel (center right), Consul General of the Consulate General in New Orleans, on Oct. 28. Accompanying Hurtig is Mayor Ronny Walker (far left) and Hurtig’s daughter, Dr. Dolliann Hurtig (far right) as part of the award ceremony held at 4 p.m. Oct. 28 at University Hall on Louisiana Tech University’s campus. The award was given by the French government and its people in order to pay tribute to Hurtig’s participation during World War II and the role he played in the liberation of France.
This summer the library can be a laboratory as children, teens and adults explore a science themed reading program.
As part of the events for the summer, Sci-Port, Louisiana’s Science Center, is coming the Lincoln Parish Library.
Sci-Port’s traveling Gee Whiz Science Carnival will be at the Library Events Center from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday. Up to 60 participants at a time can actively engage in the interactive stations. Each session will last approximately an hour.
Karen Knotts will be appearing in “Tied Up In Knotts!,” a fun-filled evening dedicated to the memory of her father, Don Knotts, at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. Tickets are free and may be picked up at the library. A ticket is required for attendance.