The 56th governor of Louisiana will deliver the keynote address at the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry’s Annual Meeting and Luncheon, “The Next Chapter: Seizing the Opportunity to Move Louisiana Forward,” on Jan. 14, 2016, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Baton Rouge. Each of the four announced candidates for governor has committed to deliver the keynote speech at the LABI annual meeting, should he be elected.
A Ruston man wanted on several warrants was found hiding in an attic Thursday morning, which subsequently led the Ruston Police Department to arrested another suspect for accessory after the fact.
According to the arrest affidavit, Timothy Dewayne Rhone, 35, of 1405 Cardinal St., was wanted in connection to warrants issued for aggravated burglary, violation of a protective order, simple criminal damage to property, aggravated assault and aggravated second degree battery.
The third Friday in September is set aside as National POW/MIA Day. Members of the Louisiana Tech Air Force ROTC set up a silent vigil honoring those who have not come back from a war (MIA) and those who have been prisoners of war (POW). The cadets will be in front of Ruston City Hall for the duration of the day.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — The search committee established to pick Grambling State University’s next president hopes to have the selection made by sometime in April.
The timeline approved Thursday in Baton Rouge includes a Feb. 13 application date, semifinalist interviews in March and finalist interviews and selection in April, according to a report. The search firm Hollins Group has been selected to conduct a national search for the successor to Frank Pogue, who retired in June.