First Baptist Church of Ruston will host the 2013 state Women Missionary Union meeting today and Saturday, sponsored by the WMU of the Louisiana Baptist Convention, celebrating the 125th anniversary of the WMU. Registration will open at 1 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. today and at 8 a.m. Saturday in the atrium of FBC.
The second annual 12 Days of Christmas Shopping passport game sponsored by Origin Bank has finished. After a recent drawing, Chamber President Judy Copeland, left, named Hannah Batusic, right, as the winner the $1,000 grand prize.
“We hope that (residents) enjoyed it as much as we did,” Copeland said. “Thank you for supporting our local merchants.”
Whether individuals are long-time family historians or just beginning to delve into genealogical discoveries, a presentation at the Lincoln Parish Library will provide information to those working to learn more about their family history.
Author Linda Weaver Clarke will present a free family legacy writing workshop from 3-5 p.m. Thursday in the Lincoln Community Room of the Lincoln Parish Library.
Ruston Police Department and Ruston Fire Department Emergency Medical Services personnel responded Saturday afternoon to a two-car collision at the intersection of U.S. Highway 167 and Kentucky Avenue. The collision occurred when a Ford F150 rear-ended a Chevrolet Z71 pick-up at a stoplight. Medical personnel are shown at right bandaging the injured man, who was transported to Northern Louisiana Medical Center.