The fifth annual Outhouse Grand Nationals were held Saturday in Choudrant despite weather conditions. More than eight outhouses entered in this year’s race, with Bowl Movement being named as the victor. The outhouse was driven by Craig Bryan. Mayor Bill Sanderson had an announcement during the event that everyone should come back around midday Wednesday because actors from the No. 1 rated show on cable television would be present.
The Louisiana Round Dance Teachers Association will hold its 30th annual Weekend Round Dance Convention at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston on Friday and Saturday.
About 50 couples from all parts of Louisiana will be dancing on Friday night and all day Saturday. The Saturday night dance will include an exhibition by the Dixie Dancers, a local tap dance group. Spectators are welcome to watch any of the dance activities at no charge.