Proper nutrition is vital for children to succeed in school and in life, and summer months can often pose a challenge as families struggle to feed their kids without the food programs provided by schools. Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana is one of 400 clubs across the country to receive $6,000 from the Walmart Foundation to help feed young members during the summer.
Top left: Pea Ridge Rito 6041 won reserve grand champion bred-and-owned bull at the 2014 Louisiana Junior Angus Field Day on May 24-25 in Lecompte. Dalton Jones, of Dubach, owns the August 2013 son of Bayou Rito 237 of 1851 8059. Ryan Cummins, of Katy, Texas, evaluated the 28 entries.
Top right: These Angus enthusiasts won junior showmanship at the 2014 Louisiana Junior Angus Field Day on May 24-25 in Lecompte. Pictured from left are Ryan Cummins, judge; Lani LeBeauf, Deridder, second; Dalton Jones, Dubach, first; and Olivia Shepherd, Louisiana Angus princess.
Cleopatra Mathis, poet and professor of creative writing at Dartmouth College, will read and speak about her poetry at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in room 105 of George T. Madison Hall on the campus of Louisiana Tech University.
Mathis, a Ruston native, will also speak to Tech’s Sigma Tau Delta English honorary society, Poetry Society, and English majors at 4:30 p.m. and will hold a book signing session immediately following her public presentation. Mathis’ visit is sponsored by the Tech Department of English with support from the George E. Pankey Eminent Scholar Chair in English.