Pictured above are members of the Junior Auxiliary at their annual jambalaya and bake sale Saturday. Funds raised during this event go to help cover costs on the following projects: the Christmas Clearinghouse, Methodist Children’s Home birthday party, MCH Christmas party, Color Happy, Dinner and a Movie, Helping Hearts, Junior Chef, Preschool Puppets, School Enrichment, Writing Contest, Visit with St. Nick and emergency assistance.
The Veteran of Foreign Wars Louisiana Post 3615 Ruston, along with Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, will conduct a Flag Day ceremony at Forest Lawn Memorial Park at 10 a.m. Friday.
Local Boy and Girl Scouts are scheduled to be on hand to help in the ceremony and show proper way to fold a flag. Afterwards, the scouts will help properly dispose of flags that are being retired by burning them
Hundreds packed into Lincoln Parish Park Friday night as the Junior Auxilary of Ruston and Rotary of Lincoln presented the seventh annual Dinner and a Movie event. Pictured at top is Tiffanny White of the Hope Center for Autism preparing to paint a glitter smile on Glen View first grader Jayla Warner. Pictured at bottom is five-year-old Cameron Jones learning how to use a fire extinguisher at a booth set up the Ruston Fire Department. Proceeds from the barbecue and sausage sandwich dinners sold during the event will benefit the Rotary’s Christmas Ham Giveaway and backpack programs.