Representatives of Devon Energy, Adopt-A-School partner with I. A. Lewis School, surprised principal Sonja Fuller recently with a $1,000 check for the school to use on projects of its choosing. Fuller said the money will be used for technology upgrades. Fuller, who knew only that Devon’s Michelle Gantt and Aime Skipper where coming to the school, opens the check.
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GRAMBLING — Anyone visiting Grambling State University’s campus this week may have noticed there seems to be a “Hollywood” quality to the campus. That’s because 15 students from the college’s Film Workforce Training Program have been shooting a pilot with some of the industry’s finest.
Filming started Monday on “The Devon Taylor Show,” but students in this 10-week class have been hard at work preparing for this week with program instructor, television writer and creator and executive producer of the Devon Taylor pilot, Lena Wilson Claybon.
Members of Sunrise Kiwanis recently gathered at the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center for the club’s final reading session of the 2013-14 year. Armed with stacks of books, the group not only read with the children but also presented each student with two books for their personal home library.
At 10:21 a.m. Tuesday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a fugitive from another jurisdiction for resisting an officer in Vienna.
According to the affidavit, LPSO stopped a Dodge Challenger for speeding. When the deputy asked for driver’s license on both men, neither reportedly had one. When asked his name, Lavarus Kendrix allegedly told the deputy his name was Marquis Woods. While the deputy was running the paperwork, the subject known as Woods fled on foot running northbound.
Network Foundation Technologies, LLC (NiFTy) recently announced it has received a Tibbetts Award from the Small Business Administration in recognition of its groundbreaking technology developments and economic impact in northern Louisiana.