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World Cup fever spreads

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Maybe it’s because the Fourth of July — America’s Independence Day — is fast approaching.

Or maybe it’s the fact that when it comes down to it, America loves celebrating its patriotism.

Whatever the reason, after years of building, World Cup fever has exploded across the country with Team USA dominating conversations and news coverage.

And the outbreak has spread to Ruston.

On Thursday, match-watching parties were not only held in local homes, but also at both the Thomas Assembly Center on the Louisiana Tech University campus.

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