Photo top: Dr. Paige Volentine and Angela Canterbury visited Temple WEEkday to share their knowledge of good foods to eat, how to properly brush and good dental hygiene • Photo bottom: Temple WEEkday held a “Louisiana Tech Day” at their church. Special guests were Bulldog mascot Champ and Miss Tech Rachel Vizza.Miss Tech read Champ’s favorite book “Born to be a Bulldog” by Mandy Cauley and also enjoyed Bulldog cookies.
The suspect in a shooting that occurred near Louisiana Tech University Saturday morning is still at large.
Text message notifications began being sent shortly after the 2 a.m. shooting took place.
In a press release from the Louisiana Tech Police Department, the incident took place a 1/4 mile from Tech on the corner of Tech Drive and West California Avenue.
The LTPD and the Ruston Police Department responded to the scene to find a person suffering a gunshot wound in the vacant lot.
Dan Simonsen a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, will present “Planning the Air War of WWII” at the July Historical Happening lecture at 6:30 p.m. today in the Lincoln Community Room.
The air war plan the United States started with during World War II was written in nine days. It was the first plan of its type. It was reportedly considered ground breaking in that not only did it outline the type and number of aircraft required for winning the war; it also identified independent missions for the Army Air Forces. Simonsen will also discuss the U.S. B-17 and B-24 bombers and will answer questions about the airplanes used in the war.
The Junior Auxiliary of Ruston held their second annual 5k on Saturday, which was run through downtown Ruston. Junior Auxiliary’s goal was to raise $8,000, all of which would stay in Lincoln Parish. The civic organization surpassed that goal.