Time with our loved ones is a precious commodity that not everyone is afforded, and because we at the Ruston Daily Leader understand that extra time is difficult to come by we do our best to keep the community informed of upcoming events.
These events could be just a stroll through the local farmers market or an exciting dance session at a local festival.
If either of those, or something in between, sounds like fun, then get ready for an exciting few days.
Residents might have noticed that Ruston has already started to herald in the holiday season.
Holiday decorations are hung downtown, Santa’s sleigh — for his quick trips to the area before Christmas — has already been installed in Railroad Park and stores across the city have already put up vibrant holiday displays.
So, despite it being a little early, downtown Ruston has decided to kick off the holiday today with a little something special.
After the confirmed death of a child in a Shreveport hospital recently, if residents haven’t already begun, now is the time to think of preventative measures they can take to safeguard themselves and their family against the flu.
Each year, the flu kills more than 36,000 Americans.
Assisstant Secretary for the Louisiana Department of Public Health J.T. Lane said it is not too late to vaccinate.