Muscles on a Mission, a special exercise class taught by Kim Spangler, was held March 30 at ADD Life Fitness. Participants brought toothbrushes that will go to Haiti with the Trinity United Methodist Church mission trip in June.
Below: The ladies from the Alpha Chi Omega sorority at Louisiana Tech University also participated in a Muscles on a Mission weight training class providing toothbrushes for the Haiti mission trip.
South Parkway Church recently hosted Holiday Marketplace where vendors sold Christmas crafts and goods, food, etc. Pictured are Andrea Montgomery, Lena Anderson and Antoinette Collins who gave Ruston an experience of Christmas in New Orleans.
One look at a recent report on domestic violence in Louisiana gives a chilling picture of the very real and very persistent problem that is afflicting families and communities throughout our state. Let me share some of the facts with you.
• Louisiana has the fourth highest rate of female homicide in the nation. Even worse than that appalling statistic is the fact that 97 percent of these women knew their assailant, and 70 percent were wives, ex-wives or girlfriends of their assailant.
This year’s Leadership Lincoln group made good on their community service project, a copy paper drive, by delivering some supplies to local educational institutes across Lincoln Parish.
After examining several Adopt-A-School requests asking for paper, Steve Parker, with Leadership Lincoln XXVI said the group decided to make a paper drive the community service project for the group.