Adrienne Russell (right), owner/stylist of LaBella Salon, cut Preslea St. Andre’s hair so she could donate her 12-inch ponytail to the Pink Heart Funds’ “Share Your Hair” program. This nonprofit charity provides free hairpieces for children and adults who have experienced hair loss. Visit www.pinkheartfunds.org for more information about this organization.
Local music goers painted the town green in Ruston Friday and Saturday nights as the 13th annual John Simoneaux Memorial Jam rocked the house at Sundown Tavern and Ponchatoula’s.
Dozens of musicians performed a variety of music inside Sundown, while acoustic sets took place at Ponchatoula’s and on Sundown’s Garden Patio. The event also featured a silent auction with many items including a Taylor Guitar solid body electric guitar, an antique radio and mountain bike.
Organizers are rounding up volunteers for the 2011 Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival.
The annual event, slated for June 24-25 and produced by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, typically draws more than 20,000 attendees and participants.