The 10th annual Senior Expo was held today at the Ruston Civic Center. The event hosts booths from businesses within the community that are geared toward senior citizens. Pictured above are Argusta Wilson, right, and Dorothy Bryant, center, both of Ruston, visiting with Betsy Stadius, of Professional Home Health.
Students from 10 schools in four northern Louisiana parishes recently gathered in Louisiana Tech University’s Student Center to present written projects and oral presentations in the 2011 Region II Social Studies Fair.
Cleopatra Mathis, poet and professor of creative writing at Dartmouth College, will read and speak about her poetry at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in room 105 of George T. Madison Hall on the campus of Louisiana Tech University.
Mathis, a Ruston native, will also speak to Tech’s Sigma Tau Delta English honorary society, Poetry Society, and English majors at 4:30 p.m. and will hold a book signing session immediately following her public presentation. Mathis’ visit is sponsored by the Tech Department of English with support from the George E. Pankey Eminent Scholar Chair in English.