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Archive - Dec 22, 2006

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Jury, Chamber resolutions still in limbo

At Wednesday’s December meeting, the resolution was again left off of the agenda and no discussion took place. When asked why it was not discussed, Williams said he had not officially received the resolution from the Police Jury.
“The Police Jury never officially brought the resolution to the Library Board of Control,” Williams said. “They never put it on our agenda to discuss. It seems they would rather pull me or George (Board member George Byrnside) to the side and ask us what we think.”

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Habitat effort has domino effect for area

This Habitat partner family has been chosen to receive this home due to their current living conditions.
Over the span of the next six months, this project will provide the architecture students with a hands-on experience of the design and construction aspects of architecture but will also include client interaction and various business relationships.
The design phase is concluding and construction is about to begin. The house the students will design and build will be constructed solely through the use of monetary and material donations.

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Marines mean real business

For some reason, I have suddenly developed this passion for reading again. And I have to say, my latest selection indicates a total departure from my former literary pursuits.
A former Marine named Wally Adamchik has written a book titled “No Yelling: The Nine Secrets of Marine Corps Leadership You Must Know to Win in Business.”

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Techsters storm past Rice

The Techsters have now won three consecutive games and will take a confidence-building break with them into a brief holiday hiatus before resuming action later this month.
In terms of consecutive success, the win over Rice (7-4) marked the second straight contest in which the Techsters featured five double digit scorers.
Senior guard Shan Moore had 16 points, sophomore forward Sierra Nixon 15, junior forward JoKierra Sneed 11 and senior forward Tamika Kursh and senior forward Amber Metoyer 10 each.

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Library Board tables insurance decision

“It didn’t cost the Police Jury any money because of the number of retirees we have,” Parish Administrator Dennis Woodward said. “That more than made up our additional amount.”
Board chair Sam Williams said it seemed to him a change at this time did not make good economic sense for the library.
“Based on these totals, it would be better for the Library to pay 100 percent,” Williams said. “The IT and GIS folks got off of the Police Jury insurance, why can’t the Library get off?”

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