State Sen. Rick Gallot spoke to students at Ruston High School as part of a “Legislator’s Back to School” endeavor to encourage high school students to voice their opinions in a representative democracy.
Gallot, who represents District 29, told students their input is important.
“I hear a lot of students say that they don’t feel like their opinion matters to politicians, but that’s not true,” Gallot said. “We’re not celebrities. We’re real people who go through the same everyday issues you do.”
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department, Community Services Division/Triad, SALT Advisory Council and Sheriff’s Citizens Observer Patrol will be on parking lot patrol to help deter crime during the Christmas holidays on Friday, Dec. 20 and 21. The Sheriff’s Citizens Observer Patrol will be on patrol beginning at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at True Value Hardware and Walmart Super Center parking lots.
A Downsville man has died after being ejected from his vehicle in a Union Parish crash.
Louisiana State Police Troop F Troopers responded to the crash Monday night at about 9:30 p.m. on Louisiana Highway 15 near mile post 158.
According to a news release from LSP, the investigation revealed that a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling south on La. 15 when it began to pass a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee in a no passing zone and a curve.