Louisiana Tech University will hold its fall graduation at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Thomas Assembly Center.
Phyllis M. Taylor, chairman and CEO of Taylor Energy Company, LLC, and chairman and president of the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation, will serve as keynote speaker.
Taylor has served as Taylor Energy Company’s chair and CEO since the death of her husband, Patrick F. Taylor, in 2004, and she continues her late husband’s legacy to ensure students have an opportunity to earn merit-based, state-paid college tuition scholarships.
Easter activities were plentiful in Lincoln Parish Saturday. Pictured above Yheley Borjas feeds ice cream to her daughter Ximena, 2, who sits in the arms of her father, Jesus Borjas. The Borjas were among several hundred families who participated in the annual Easter in the Village event in Choudrant. At left, Kaliyah, 2, and Aleigh, 3, showing off their loaded Easter baskets at the fifth annual Ruston citywide Easter egg hunt at Greenwood Park playground.
The Lincoln Parish School Board recognized the Lincoln Health Foundation for its work in the community recently at the foundation’s annual public meeting.
The Lincoln Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was created to improve health care and outcomes for Lincoln Parish residents.
Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE Coordinator Cathi Cox-Boniol said the foundation provides health care services to area children, helps establish healthy lifestyle programs and much more to Lincoln Parish schools.
“It’s quite remarkable what they have done,” she said.