For many Louisiana residents, there’s nothing better than getting out in the sun. Unfortunately, in addition to upping your skin cancer risk, too much sun exposure can also damage your eyes and lead to cataracts.
August is National Cataract Awareness Month, and it’s the perfect time to learn more about keeping your eyes safe.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 17.2 percent of Americans aged 40 and older have a cataract in one or both eyes, while 5.1 percent have had their lens removed operatively.
High school juniors of New Tech @ Ruston hosted a World War II exhibit on Wednesday at the Lincoln Parish Library.
The free event included exhibits on African Americans during the war, the Pacific Theater, women during the war, the European Theater, rationing supplies, domestic policies, the African Theater and inventions and advancements made during the war, Tara Raue, New Tech @ Ruston English teacher, said.
Isaiah 11:6 reads in part “and a child shall lead them.”
The context is different, but the thought can be true of a young lady, too.
On Friday night it was Ruston High School senior Holly Wyatt leading the way to honor a fallen friend during the Bearcats football game at Ouachita.
Former Bearcat football player Jack Lindsey, a 2014 Ruston High School graduate, was an Air Force Academy 4th Class Cadet when he died at the age of 18 on Jan. 24, while skiing at Keystone Resort in Summit County, Colorado.
Lindsey was on a weekend break from the Air Force Academy.