The public is invited to participate in a shoe collection drive to benefit Gracious Girlz now through Dec. 15.
Gracious Girlz is conducting a shoe collection during November and December to raise funds for books, technology, supplies, equipment, instructional classes and staff training while also benefiting microenterprise ventures in developing nations and keeping old shoes out of local landfills. Individuals can help by donating at the Gracious Girlz office located at 165 Rodgers Road or at collection boxes located throughout Lincoln Parish.
Button is a sweet, happy, easy going fellow that just wants a family he can love. He enjoys other dogs and playing in the yard. Button is about 4 1/2 years old and has never had a home. The right family has just not found him yet. He is tan golden in color and just a really handsome guy. Come see Button and make his dreams come true. His adoption fee is $65.
Call 251-DOGS today for more information or come see all the dogs at the new office, located at 290 Rodeo Road, just south of Tech Farm Road. The office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or by appointment.
Faculty, staff and students from Louisiana Tech University’s journalism department shined in three competitions this summer.
Overall, students received six awards from the Associated Press Media Editors competition and eight awards from the Louisiana Press Association. Faculty and staff, who also work part time for The Ruston Daily Leader, received two awards from LPA, 15 awards from APME and one award from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
The Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners announce this year’s recipients of NWLAMG Community Grants. NWLAMG awards grants to organizations and municipalities that support beautification and horticultural education within our community.
Of particular interest are projects that make a difference in the community, that are sustainable, and involve collaboration among local organizations.
The NWLA Master Gardeners awarded a total of $20,000. The winners of the community grant program are: