The Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force, Target, the Monroe Fire Department and the Louisiana State Police are sponsoring a free child safety seat check-up event at the Monroe Target store (off Interstate 20 and Millhaven Road) from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday.
• Monday — School Picture Retakes
• Oct. 20 — First-grade field trip to Lincoln Parish Library
• Oct. 22 — High School Cross Country Meet at Madden Park
• Oct. 27 — High School Varsity Basketball Jamboree
• Nov. 8 — Fall into Math with Dad
• Nov. 11 — Second six weeks ends
• Nov. 14 — Kindergarten parent conferences
• Nov. 15 — Third-grade parent conferences
• Nov. 16 — Second-grade parent conferences
• Nov. 17 — Fourth-grade parent conferences
Ruston High School football players may have a new place to call home after all.
At the regularly scheduled Lincoln Parish School Board meeting Tuesday night, board members voted to accept the lowest bid for the project, which was offered by Mann’s Construction from West Monroe.
Those hoping to learn more about the various positives and negatives that the 2012 calendar year had on the local school system are in luck as the third annual State of the District address is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Monday.
Lincoln Parish Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell will give a presentation beginning at noon in the Community Room of the Lincoln Parish Library. Attendees are invited to arrive early for a meet-and-greet and refreshments.