With the way the economy has been over the past few years, it is hard to believe Lincoln Parish would find the time, energy and resources to expand on its offerings to the area.
But time and time again, there have been new businesses coming to the area — including a number of eateries — to provide enjoyment and various options to community members.
The Louisiana Peach Festival is not the only big happening in north Louisiana this weekend; it’s also the annual Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame weekend.
Saturday’s induction ceremonies for the Class of 2015 into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, which includes Louisiana Tech Unviersity alum, Pat Collins, is already sold out, but there are still other opportunities to join in on some of the festivities that will be going on in Natchitoches.
Local middle and high school students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy Class of 2015-16, a program of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, revealed seven new start-up businesses to the public, at the YEA! Trade Show.
The presentation was a culmination of nine months of hard work, resulting in the graduates owning and operating their own businesses, said Judy Null, YEA! program manager.