State money a boon for parish
Choudrant’s $25,000 will help firefighters serve the small community by providing more air tanks and air-tank refilling gear. Mayor Bill Sanderson said the opportunity to purchase the equipment will keep the local fire department from having to travel into Ruston to refill, saving valuable time and possibly helping save lives.
Dubach will receive a $35,000 grant to help fund a new garbage truck for public works.
Simsboro will be able to renovate a community building located across the street from the town hall into a place for seniors and youth with its $25,000 from the state.