The first few of 13 Nutall Oaks to be planted in downtown Ruston’s Railroad Park are in. Kurt Ducote, with Ducote’s Tree Farm in Lakeland, planted two of the 35-foot-high trees Wednesday afternoon. The park renovation, expected to be complete in December, includes planting several varieties of trees, sidewalk replacement and a new fountain.
The village of Simsboro contemplated the permitting of hard liquor sales at Thursday night’s monthly meeting.
The owner of Tony’s Mart Sid went before the council and requested to sell hard liquor. Willie Hendricks, mayor of Simsboro, said during the meeting that he spoke with his attorney to see what the process would be for Simsboro to be permitted to sell hard liquor.
Runners hit the streets of Ruston Saturday morning to support Pi Kappa Phi’s Push America 5K run. Push America is the national outreach project for the fraternity with the mission of improving life for the disabled.
Susan Robley has joined French Creative Group, Monroe-based advertising, marketing and public relations firm, as production manager.
Robley has worked in a variety of fields such as manufacturing, civil engineering, insurance, interior design and advertising in positions as varied as customer service, purchasing and accounting functions, and production and traffic manager. She is a native of Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska.