Ruston’s Les Singletary voted early today at Glen View Elementary School. Lincoln Parish’s residents hit the polls to cast ballots in elections for Grambling mayor and aldermen, Dubach mayor, a school board spot, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives seats and state lieutenant governor. Also on the ballot is Lincoln Parish Library tax support renewal and 10 state Constitutional Amendments.
Polls will be open until 8 p.m. tonight.
Comprehensive election results will be in Wednesday’s edition of the Ruston Daily Leader.
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ifth District Congressman Vance McAllister cancelled his scheduled Monday night appearance here before the North Central Louisiana Tea Party.
The cancellation came only hours before McAllister, R-Swartz, was to have made his first public speech since the April 7 release of a surveillance camera videotape showing the freshman congressman kissing a married female staff member.
Auditions for “Kringle’s Window” by Mark Medoff will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the lobby of the Dixie Center for the Arts. No experience or prior preparation needed to audition for this play directed by Nancy Wallace. There will be a total of 12 characters:
• Male parts — three teenage boys, three adults over 40
• Female roles — Two girls under 10, two teenage girls, two adults over 40
Rodeo lovers in Lincoln Parish and surrounding areas will have a chance to see cowboys and cowgirls showcase their skills.
J.E. Jordan, a stock contractor, will be providing the livestock for the rodeo.
“We will have all of the big events — barrel racing, bull riding, roping — you name it,” he said. “A couple of the bulls have actually been to the PBR World Finals — Toy Soldier in 2011 and Range War in 2011. That is a big draw for a lot of guys.”
Also on hand for the events will be legendary rodeo clown Rudy Burns, Jordan said.