Adam Van (12) and the Cedar Creek Cougars will be in action on Friday as they head to Delhi to play a District 2-1A game against the Bears. Also in action in their second-to-last games of the regular season will be the Ruston Bearcats, who head to Monroe to take on Wossman and the Grambling Lab Kittens, who have a 7 p.m. home contest against Arcadia.
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Area children didn’t let a little rain dampen their holiday spirit Saturday as they made like Peter Rabbit and got an early jump on this year’s Easter celebration.
The rain didn’t prevent an egg hunt at Choudrant’s Easter in the Village festivities, nor did it stop an egg hunt sponsored by First Baptist Church and held at Ruston’s Woodland Park, although Mother Nature didn’t make things easy.
Cathartic Art: Remembering 9/11 is an art exhibition sponsored by the West Baton Rouge Museum to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States of America. It features 46 original works of art from local and national artists in nine states including Louisiana. The monetary awards were made possible by the West Baton Rouge Historical Association.
The New Hope Missionary Baptist Church of Ruston is participating in two summer programs designed specifically for children in the Ruston community — The Summer Feeding Program and The Harry Blake Louisiana Baptist State Convention’s Boys Academy.
The Summer Feeding Program, sponsored by Pine Belt Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency Inc., provides a free, daily nutritious breakfast from 8-9 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m.-noon Mondays-Fridays for children ages 1-18.
At approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday, the Ruston Police Department along with Ruston Fire Emergency Medical Services responded to a vehicle and blind pedestrian collision at Mississippi Avenue and Bonner Street.
Eric Brazzel, public education officer for the Ruston Fire Department, said the pedestrian was from the Louisiana Center for the Blind.
“The student was transported to Northern Louisiana Medical Center by ambulance,” Brazzel said. “The student appeared to have non-life threatening injuries.