The Russ House presented its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Program to a packed house Wednesday afternoon. In the top picture, Tameka Brantley (left) and Margaret Archie light candles remembering those lost to breast cancer (white candles) as well as breast cancer survivors. In the bottom picture, Belinda Shively (left) presents a thank you to Patricia Moss, who started the annual Russ House program around 10 years ago.
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Monty Sullivan, president of LCTCS, spoke with the faculty and staff of Louisiana Delta Community College, spoke at the Monroe campus on Tuesday and told faculty and students not to panic in the face of pending budget cuts.
“Don’t panic,” Sullivan said. “It’s our job to stay focused and remember there is always someone trying to find ways to fix these problems. Focus on what you do, which is producing the workforce.”
When a skeleton is all that is left of a crime scene, forensic anthropologist aka “The Bone Lady,” Mary Manhein is called in to solve the case.
The public is invited to the Lincoln Parish Library to get an unforgettable glimpse into the human stories behind the remains at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Library Events Center. Due to the nature of her presentation, Manhein will present a separate program for teens that will be held earlier at 4 p.m. Thursday.
The City of Ruston is now implementing an innovative set of technologies to benefit their customers — a Smart Metering (also called Advanced Metering) system. Beginning in October, the city’s residencies and businesses will be upgraded with a new digital electric meter at no additional cost to the customers.
With the cast of “Annie” wrapping up their final performance on July 31, the Ruston Community Theatre is now holding auditions for their newest play.
“Heaven Can Wait,” written by Harry Segall, tells the story of Joe Pendleton, a professional boxer who, when a plane flight goes awry, has his soul pulled from his body before he has died.