Alexandria, VA — Grambling Chief of Police Tommy Clark was chosen as one of the several law enforcement executives from across the state to participate in the National Law Enforcement Leadership Institute on Violence Against Women hosted by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Through the institute experience, IACP intends to raise the response to violence against women crimes higher on law enforcement’s agenda and support the adoption of best practices by the officers in the Grambling Police Department.
Facing a possible $131 million cut, colleges and universities from around the state, including two local universities, gathered at the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol Wednesday in protest of budget cuts.
As part of Higher Education Day, an annual event held for higher education institutes, 25 Louisiana Tech University representatives and 112 Grambling State University representatives joined more than 2,000 people to protest the cuts.
A.E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University is one of the 25 best public schools in the state, according to its School Performance Score released recently by the Louisiana Education Department as part of its 2015 accountability assessment of the state’s publically-funded schools.
A.E. Phillips’ School Performance Score of 123.2 earned the school an overall grade of “A” and was the highest of any school in north central Louisiana, and one of the highest in the northern region of the state.
Lincoln Parish Police Jury hopeful Annette Straughter (seated) was the first candidate to qualify this morning in the opening day of the qualifying period for the Oct. 24 primary election. Straughter is seeking the District 12 seat. Deputy Clerk of Court Andy Griffin (seated) files out the first round of qualifying papers as Clerk Linda Cook looks on. Qualifying continues until 4:30 p.m. Thursday.