What was it like to celebrate Christmas in the days of England’s King Henry VIII?
Hear it from His Majesty himself, as portrayed by Southeastern Louisiana University history professor William B. Robison, when he appears at Louisiana Tech’s Stone Theatre at 5 p.m. Dec. 17.
When Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sara Parker first started her career in law enforcement in 1998, she had no idea it would span the next decade and a half.
“In all honesty, I never had an interest in law enforcement, I don’t mean anyone any disrespect, but my uncle was the only policeman I knew,” she said. “So, I just never thought of it or wanted to do it.”
In a packed T.H. Harris Auditorium, Grambling State University faculty, staff, students, alumni and even future Tigers gathered to honor the college and its history Wednesday morning at the Founder’s Day Convocation as part of the university’s Founder’s Week.
The week honoring the university’s 110 years of existence started off Monday with an opening ceremony, and continued Tuesday at the annual convocation in which GSU alumnus and pastor of Galilee Baptist Church in Shreveport the Rev. E. Edward Jones was the guest speaker.