Si Robertson, America’s favorite uncle and one of the most popular characters on television, will appear in Ruston on May 9 for a special fundraising event with all proceeds benefiting Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home.
“An Evening with Si Roberston” will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Louisiana Tech University’s Thomas Assembly Center and Robertson will entertain the crowd with stories of faith and family as only he can.
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council invites all local artists to participate in the 2013 Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival by entering their artwork in the 26th Annual Peach Festival Arts Exhibit, June 16-23 at the Ruston Civic Center.
Adult artists may participate in five different categories: Opaque, Transparent, Miscellaneous, Original Crafts, and Photography. Youth may participate in one of three age-based categories: 8 and Under, 9 to 12, and 13 to 17.
The Lincoln Parish School Board will meet in final preparations for the 2014-15 school year at the regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night.
Several items will be discussed for approval including some change orders requested by Director of Auxiliary Services Charles Owens in attempt to complete several ongoing summer construction projects; included renovations to Cypress Springs Elementary School and Glen View Elementary School, as well as additions to the L.J. “Hoss” Garrett football stadium at Ruston High School.