A.E. Phillips students Sarah Doxey, Amelia Grace Brister, Mitch Craig, Lauren Ventress, Weston Smith, Hannah Rollins, Carsyn Tolar, Caroline Parker and Sydney Hull are pictured shown wearing neon colors for Red Ribbon Week, an annual week dedicated to teaching drug education. This year’s event also focused on bullying. Each day of the week has a different theme. Red Ribbon week will close with a pep rally and performance.
Editor’s note: The Daily Leader will print information about each of the five proposed constitutional amendments on the Oct. 22 ballot from today through Thursday. Details are provided by the Council for a Better Louisiana, a nonpartisan statewide organization designed to work in the public interest to focus attention on important state-related issues.
Mike McHale and area business leaders who helped raise money for Patriot Paws are waving flags of success.
And they vow to continue the fight for America’s disabled veterans.
McHale joined with Drake Mills of Community Trust Bank, Bill Elmore of Citadel Resources and Rick Hohlt of the Ruston Daily Leader to spearhead the fundraising effort that resulted in a $24,000 check being presented Friday to Patriot Paws founder and CEO Lori Stevens. CTB, Citadel Resources and the Daily Leader joined forces to match dollar for dollar other donations made to the project.