October is breast cancer awareness month and the month is winding down, but Northern Louisiana Medical Center, partnered with First National Bank, the Ensure Agency and Hampton Inn, is making one last push for awareness — with a pink fire truck.
From 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday a pink fire truck will be in the NLMC parking lot to raise awareness for all types of cancer.
Elizabeth Turnley, director of marketing at NLMC, said the pink fire truck travels the United States to raise awareness as part of the Pink Heals Tour.
The Ruston Rotary Club announces the recipients of the November Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their achievements at the November 18 luncheon and was then presented an award of achievement. Each awardee has maintained a minimum GPA of 3.5 and been active in extra-curricular activities and leadership roles on their perspective school campus.
Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 3072 at Louisiana Highway 33 at 11:42 a.m. Sunday.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2012 Mack Tractor Trailer, driven by 61-year-old Lester Jordan of Downsville, was traveling west on Louisiana Highway 3072 when it crossed the center line, traveled off the south side of the roadway and struck a tree.
Jordan was properly restrained. Jordan was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lincoln Parish Coroner’s office.