Machines were buzzing and there was lots of excitement in the air as 20 youth learned to sew at the LSU AgCenter basic sewing class.
“Youth learned that sewing can be fun” Cathy Judd, Extension Agent with the LSU AgCenter said. “She along with volunteer leaders Beth Liberatos, Mariam Stone and Gwen Carpenter guided the students through a three day workshop. Students learned how to thread a needle, sew on a button, some basic sewing technique, operate a sewing machine, and applique with the sewing machine.”
Lt. Colonel Michael Brandon Tatum, 39 years old, was recently killed in a car accident in the Nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C. Michael and his family had recently completed a tour of duty in Osan Korea and had begun his new assignment at the Pentagon the first week of August as the Budget Officer to work the Air Force’s military budget sequestration issues at the time of his untimely death. Michael was a “rising star” in the United States Air force and had a bright future.
Paul E. Slaton Head Start students recently hosted different community members to learn about communication. Pamela McLaughlin’s class is pictured above on the day the students learned about the different ways that they could communicate by using the newspaper.
The auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next play, comedy “You Can’t Take It With You,” by Hart and Kaufman, were July 30 and Aug. 1 at The Dixie Center for the Arts in Ruston. The play is sponsored by Dr. Ben Grisby at Northwood Medical Center and directed by Mary Watkins.
When Alice Sycamore’s boyfriend Tony brings his straight laced family to meet Alice’s eccentric bohemian clan on the wrong night, Meet the Parents style chaos and calamities ensue. “You Can’t Take It With You” won the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and two Academy Awards for the film starring Jimmy Stewart.