Lincoln Parish residents can soon weigh in on who they believe is the “best” humanitarian in town.
The Ruston Rotary Club is currently seeking nominations for the 2011 Bill Best Humanitarian Award.
The Humanitarian Award was first established by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce staff in 1997 to recognize a local resident for their outstanding contributions to humanitarian interests, unselfish giving and service to others.
Community Trust Bank’s president and Chief Executive Officer Drake Mills has been named vice president of the Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC) for 2013 by the Federal Reserve Board.
The board announced the president, vice president and members of the CDIAC council for 2013 on Oct. 18.
The Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs basketball team thanks student supporters who were part of a crowd of 6,904 fans Tuesday night who cheered the Dunkin’ Dogs on to a 89-79 win in first-round action of the National Invitational Tournament at the Thomas Assembly Center. Tech will next travel to Texas A&M for a second-round game. The date and time for that game had not been determined as of press time. For more on Tech’s win see page 7.