The city of Ruston and Lincoln Parish have gotten on board with the FirstCall Emergency Notification System. To receive email, text and/or voice messages to your cell phone in the event of an emergency, such as a tornado or chemical spill, register online at alertregistration.com/lincolnparish or by calling 866-484-3264. (Wait out a long pause if calling the number).
Faculty and researchers from Louisiana Tech University were honored recently at the 2011 Inventors’ Recognition Event for technologies they have patented, licensed, submitted applications for patents and first-time inventors.
The event was hosted by Tech’s Office of Intellectual Property and Commercialization, and the Louisiana Tech University Research Foundation. Faculty recognized represented Tech’s College of Engineering and Science, College of Applied and Natural Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and the Institute for Micromanufacturing.
Dicky Nealy, founder and broker at Lincoln Realty, was recently selected to receive the REALTOR Emeritus Award for more than 40 years of service as a member of the National Association of REALTORS.
Nealy said he was happy to be selected for the award.
“I feel really honored to be recognized for my tenure in the real estate business,” he said. “This is how I make a living and to be honored for doing something that I enjoy is wonderful. I had no idea I would be recognized, I was just doing my due diligence in my profession.”
The Ruston Planning and Zoning Commission is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
On the Zoning agenda is a public hearing to review and consider action for a conditional use permit from Cook Baptist Church and consideration of a petition from Hanson Enterprises for annexation and amendment of the Master Plan by extending the Zoning and Future Land Use Plan to the area considered for annexation into the Ruston corporate limits.