State Rep. Rob Shadoin, R-Ruston, was appointed by Speaker of the House Chuck Kleckley, at the request of The Council of State Governments, to the Suggested State Legislation Committee for 2015-2016. The Suggested State Legislation Committee is one of seven permanent national standing committees of the CSG. Members of the SSL oversee the Suggested State Legislation Program.
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is gearing up for the Peach Festival Art Exhibit, which displays work from community artists during the famous Squire Creek Peach Festival.
This year marks the 25th year that NCLAC has hosted the exhibit. The work hangs from June 18-23 at the Ruston Civic Center and is seen by thousands of individuals.
Artwork must be checked in, framed and prepared to hang on the wall, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. June 14 at the Ruston Civic Center. Artists may enter as many categories as desired, but will be limited to two works per category. A non-refundable $20 entry fee will be charged for every Adult category an individual enters, and $10 for each Child/Youth category.
Researchers from Louisiana Tech University have published a study on the prevalence and impacts of “serial inventors” —scientist and engineers within university research communities who are particularly inventive and produce patents at a high level.
The Masur Museum of Art is a division of the Department of Community Affairs for the City of Monroe.
Exhibitions and educational programs are sponsored by the Twin City Art Foundation.
The Masur Museum’s mission is to provide a quality visual arts experience through temporary exhibitions, educational programs and collections management for the citizens of Monroe and the community of Northeast Louisiana.
Party 318 is an event for young professionals and will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the museum.