Because of the tireless effort of the Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 board of commissioners, volunteers, staff and state legislators, Lincoln Parish residents have gradually worked up to saving an estimated 40 percent on their home insurance policies, Board of Commissioners Chairman Tom Thompson said.
And the gain could potentially reach into the millions of dollars.
Ruston and Louisiana Tech University have been awarded the host site for the 2012 Louisiana High School Athletic Association championship basketball games for both boys and girls, with the huge event set for March 8-10.
Originally, Shreveport was designated as the site.
The people of Grambling have spoken following last weekend’s primary elections, and they obviously want change.
Hopefully, that change will bring good things for the beleaguered town.
While runoff elections still have to be held on Nov. 2, we know that Grambling will get a new player to step in for incumbent Martha Andrus. We also know that Grambling will have at least three new aldermen, with the possibility of all five slots being replaced. Roy L. Jackson and Roosevelt Bryant are the only two incumbents still in the alderman’s race while current Mayor Pro Tem Edward Jones is in a runoff in the mayor’s race along with Robert Wiley.
More than 25 contestants — along with their families and friends — braved the recent weather to show off their talents during the fifth annual Ruston’s Got Talent show held recently at the Dixie Center for the Arts.
With talents ranging from singing to lyrical dance, the participants helped raise more than $2,830 during the March of Dimes fundraiser.