Top Photo: Children aged 7-14 showed up to participate in RPAR’s annual Pitch, Hit and Run competition on Saturday.
Bottoom Photo: Winners of the RPAR event will go on to compete in an event Saturday in Pineville. See a list of those winners on page 3.
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The Ruston Fire Department responded to a fire with flames showing from the second floor of an abandoned funeral home on West Line Avenue at approximately 6:15 a.m. today. The fire reportedly took 45 minutes to bring under control. No occupants were found, and no injuries were reported due to this incident. RFD Public Education Officer Eric Brazzel said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
The O negative and B negative blood supply levels are at an extremely low level.
Tina Hooper, spokesperson for LifeShare Blood Centers, said the minimal blood available in these two blood types is an immediate concern in order to provide for current and new patients with needs that will arise through Christmas in the area.
The 2014 Kiwanis Pancake Day began this morning at 6 a.m. Pictured above Kiwanis member Randy Alexander serves up some pancakes to Lincoln Parish Police Jury President Hazel Hunter, left, and her friend Grace Tatem.
Pancakes will still be available 4:30-7 p.m. in the Ruston Civic Center. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door.
Mitsy Sullivan, vice president of Compliance at Bank of Ruston, was recently awarded the certified regulatory compliance manager (CRCM) designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB), a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association, in Washington, DC.