The Ruston Lions Club held its annual installation banquet June 28. The new officers are (front row) Denise Futch, third vice president; Stephanie Griffin, president; Perry Lassiter, tail twister; (back row) Robert Daulton, treasurer; Jerry Johnson, director; Carrol Cochran, first vice president; Terrel DeVille, membership coordinator; and Phillip Washington, lion tamer. Not shown are Ray Osborn, secretary; Elizabeth Turnley and Alan Sumrall, directors; Emmett Gibbs, second vice president; and Charlie Edwards, immediate past president.
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Local Popeyes® restaurants are supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana with the Popeyes Koupons for Kids fundraiser, taking place through Oct. 15.
Popeyes will be selling the Koupon for Kids coupon card for $1 with a value of Popeyes savings of $30.
All proceeds from each card sold will benefit Boys & Girls Club and its many positive programs for area youth who need them the most.
In 2012, Popeyes Koupons for Kids raised $140,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the country.
About one-third of the planet, or roughly 2.1 billion people, are Christians. Each spring, this large subset of the population celebrates the religious miracle that is the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The Lenten season is one of the holiest times of the year on the Christian calendar. This is a period of 40 days and nights that begins with Ash Wednesday at the beginning of Lent and lasts through Easter Sunday. Many Christians celebrate Easter but may not know the significance or meaning behind certain days on the Lenten calendar. Here is a primer on the Lenten season for Christians and non-Christians alike.