Attendees at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette and Louisiana Tech University football game on Oct. 3 will have the chance to board a passenger van to take them to and from Joe Aillet Stadium and downtown Ruston.
City of Ruston’s Economic Development Administrator Kristi Lumpkin said the city will rent the 25-passenger van from iShuttle, a company based in Shreveport.
“We felt this would be a great way for game attendees to be able to shop downtown and avoid traffic before the game,” she said.
Lumpkin said there is also a reward system to using the bus.
For King and Country hosted a benefit concert for the North Central Louisiana Boys and Girls Club Thursday night. All proceeds raised from this concert will benefit the club directly, which translates into the future leaders of the community having the necessary tools in order to reach the next level.
An estimated 3,700 to 3,800 people attended to concert, which was held that the Thomas Assembly Center on Louisiana Tech University’s campus.
On Thursday, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested a prison guard employed at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. The arrest was a result of a joint investigation initiated by Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone on Aug. 12.
Students across the school were able to have their grandparents come and work with them during this special time. Students showed off their skills at writing, reading, math, and different craft projects to their grandparents. Some classes actually created new crafts that their grandparents could take with them to commemorate the event. We were also fortunate to have several surrogate grandparents show up to work with students whose grandparents’ were unable to attend.