LEFT: New Library Aide, John Pruden, is busy processing a new book being added to the library collection at RJHS. RIGHT: Submitted photos
Pictured are Sarah Gilliland, Hannah Scheaffer, Aislyn Coyne, Oneke Gwan, Heather Thorson, Joanitah Nakiggwe, Christian Campbell, Vincent Grisby, Abby Pace, Brianna Currie, Ciera Wright, Scott Cater, Justin Griffin, James Ellenberger, Kayon Gamble, Ronald Wagner, Armani Bowman, Ryan Sorensen, Devin Chadwick, Trey Williams, Drew Campbell and Connor Cahoun, who all participated in the District Honor Band.
Principal’s List—All A’s
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Financial services firm Edward Jones moves up on the annual Fortune 500 list, as published by Fortune magazine, in its fourth appearance in four years, according to Jeremy Hebert a financial advisor in Ruston.
Fortune magazine’s annual listing ranks the largest U.S. companies by revenue. Edward Jones moved up an impressive 44 spots to No. 382 on this year’s list, with nearly $6.7 billion in revenue for 2015.
Ruston High School Future Business Leaders of America left no doubt about which school in District II was the best at the District II FBLA Leadership Conference at ULM on Feb. 5. Although many schools did an excellent job and many won their share of district titles, RHS FBLA captured more district titles than any other school in attendance. RHS had 22 members earn 20 excellent ratings in 15 events and 29 members earn 26 superior in 20 events. RHS finished with the most district titles again this year as 10 members walked away as District Champions in 8 events.
Donald Kaczvinsky, director of Louisiana Tech’s School of Literature and Language, has been named the new dean of the university’s College of Liberal Arts.
Kaczvinsky, who joined the Louisiana Tech faculty in 1990, will officially assume the college’s leadership role on Sept. 1, pending approval by the University of Louisiana System’s Board of Supervisors. He will be replacing Edward Jacobs, who is retiring after serving 14 years as dean.
A routine traffic stop resulted in several drug charges late Sunday evening.
According to the arrest affidavit, at approximately 10:51 p.m. Sunday a Ruston Police officer observed a vehicle traveling north on North Farmerville Street with tags that had expired in February 2013.
The officer initiated a traffic stop in front of the United States Post Office on East Georgia Avenue.