When traveling through Ruston, one is sure to find an array of all kinds of foods to eat. The menu may not be as grandiose as one a New Orleans or a Dallas-sized town would have, but for a college town full of plenty of loyal community members, there are a few places where appetites of all shapes and sizes can be fulfilled.
Area residents looking for a little more variety, creativity and freshness have been in luck over the past few months, as 102 A Bistro has been hard at work changing their menu and their product. This change is all thanks to the restaurant’s new chef, Ryan Spruhan, who has been working since July to find better, local products to serve in his dishes at 102.
“Learning their self-worth and gaining knowledge, the most refreshing thing for me is seeing the girls raise their hands to ask questions showing that they want to learn,” expressed Cathy Judd.
Judd with the LSU AgCenter held a workshop for girls between sixth and eighth grade, who are currently members of 4-H. 4-H is a youth development organization, which helps youth gain academic, leadership and life skills. Having held the Celebrate Girls workshop for three years, Judd plans to continue it. With 22 young girls attending, and help from adult and teen volunteers, the workshop remains successful.
This small pup goes by the name Bear. He is a 6-to-8-week old male terrier mix. Bear enjoys eating, playing, sleeping and cuddling. This dog is looking for a playmate and a home. Call 251-DOGS for more information about Bear. His adoption fee is $50, which includes a neuter certificate and rabies shot.
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science has selected recipients for its 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards, which recognize individuals from each program or discipline in the College for their professional accomplishments in engineering and science as well as their service as outstanding ambassadors for Louisiana Tech.
The 2013 award recipients are:
• Jeffery Slade (’81), B.S. biomedical engineering — quality director for Merck Consumer Care Global Products and Projects: Chattanooga, Tenn.