Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held recently for Burkes Outlet, located at 309 N. Service Road in the Interstate 20 Shopping Center. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
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The Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the Dubach Apartments at approximately 6:46 p.m. Monday.
According to a news release from the LPFD, the first unit on the scene observed active smoke and fire in a second story apartment in one of the buildings in the complex. The apartment building was a two-story structure consisting of eight individual apartments.
Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part series about Dogs with A Cause, a partnership between Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education and Athletics Program, benefiting third- through fifth-graders at Ruston schools.
Ruston third- through fifth-graders recently received a surprise chance to not only read and discuss books with Louisiana Tech University athletes, but also learn from the athletes what it takes to be a college student.
U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) hosted a town hall meeting at Choudrant’s Village Hall on Wednesday afternoon. Vitter, who was scheduled to answer question from 2:30-3:30 p.m. allowed commentary for more than one and half-hours from locals who attended the meeting. The topic discussed included federal spending, immigration and the Second Amendment. See the full story in Sunday’s edition of the Daily Leader.
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy Investor Panel Presentation was held Thursday at the Lincoln Parish Library Event Center. Friends, families, and mentors turned out to watch six budding entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of four judges.
The presenters and their businesses were; Autumn Moon — #LabelMeCustomCreations, Kate Posey — Rent-a-Kitchen, Molly Bertrand — Downs Loves Tees, Christall Bates — Kiddie Block, Bethany Ates - Beth’s Pet Haven, and Travis Cox — Royal Spade Garden Company.