2015 will mark my 50th year on Earth and I have resolved to move out of my comfort zone and explore new places and things — even new places around the parish. I also plan on skydiving.
Lincoln Parish Assessor Sheila Bordelon
What I want in the New Year is for there to be more support for the police and for the police to be firm but fair with citizens. I want there to be good communication between the police and the community.
Grambling Chief of Police Tommy Clark
Grambling State University has the largest number of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity members in recent memory as the fraternity welcomed 18 new members April 15.
“I’ve been an active Omega man since 1973, I’ve been a part of the ninth district leadership that includes the GSU Gamma Gamma Chapter since 1994 and I’ve taught at Grambling State for 11 years and I don’t remember a group as large or as diverse as this one,” said Bobby Burkes, an associate professor in the university’s chemistry department and basileus president of the Pi Tau Chapter, the graduate group that advises GG.
Shoppers will fill stores tonight and early Friday as part of the annual Black Friday shopping day, held the day after Thanksgiving. The event is traditionally one of the biggest shopping days across the nation as stores roll out deals to lure shoppers in the door to kick off the holiday shopping season. Pictured is a woman shopping during Black Friday 2011.