Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of stories about women fulfilling nontraditional roles in honor of Women’s History Month.
Susie Hogg stares at the short piece of 1-by-8-foot lumber laying on the open tailgate of her white pick-up truck. A light sprinkling of fine sawdust covers the backs of her hands.
She picks up her circular saw, placing the edge of its jagged-toothed round blade on a pencil line she drew on the board. A squeeze of the trigger and the blade squeals through the plank, spraying more sawdust on the truck, Hogg and everything within several feet.
Highway safety officials announced Monday that more than 87 law enforcement agencies from across Louisiana are participating in this year’s Fourth of July “Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest” campaign designed to save lives by keeping impaired drivers off the road.
Choudrant High School is celebrating Homecoming week, with this year noting the 100th anniversary of the school. The Homecoming court will be presented at 1 p.m. Friday. All alumni, including former Homecoming Court members, are welcome to attend.
Because this year marks the 100th anniversary, the faculty at CHS would like to recognize all alumni.
This years Homecoming Court maids are as follows:
Seniors are Courtney Hammons, Rachel Smith, Shaye Stephenson, Katherine Upshaw and Brianna Thompson.
Juniors are Emmy Aaron, Allie Hibbard and Kate Posey.
Natchitoches — The Department of Math and Computer Science at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts will host its 14th annual mathematics competition April 15.
The contest will consist of individual and team competitions. Eligible students must be in the ninth grade or below and may not be enrolled in or have already taken Algebra II or any higher mathematics course. Each school may bring a maximum of 12 students.