“Are zombies real? But more importantly, do they dance?”
These are the questions that Kris Patrick, teen coordinator at the Lincoln Parish Library, has invited local teens to answer by attending the third annual Zombie Prom from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the library’s event center.
Other libraries have hosted this program and had success with teens, so she wanted to try it as well, Patrick said.
“Other libraries had done the same program and were successful,” she said. “My first year as teen coordinator was 2012 and I wanted to do something really big.”
Thursday morning, a state trooper assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F stopped a 2012 Chrysler 200 for a traffic violation on Interstate 20 eastbound west of Ruston in Lincoln Parish, which lead to the discovery of marijuana in the vehicle.
Troopers, along with K-9 “Senda,” located approximately 50 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of the vehicle with an estimated street value of $75,000.
The driver, 24-year-old Moran Conley, of Hattiesburg, Miss., was charged with improper lane use, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and conspiracy to distribute marijuana.
Teresa Murray, assistant professor in biomedical engineering in Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science, has received notice from the National Institute of Health (NIH) that her proposal titled “Long Term 3D Imaging of Mouse Brain in Vivo to Study Glial Cells and Gliogenesis” was recognized for excellence and will receive funding.
NIH ranks proposals on a scale from 10 – 90, with 10 being the best. Murray’s proposal received an 11.