Shopping locally boosts the parish
Locally, officials have moved forward with building projects at both local universities. Construction in Ruston is still booming, with businesses expanding north of the interstate and the limits of the city creeping outward.
But in all honesty, many of us will likely not think about these improvements and advances today.
The obligations of the holidays loom large in most of our minds.
Tomorrow is Black Friday, the day many of us will strap on our shoes before sunrise to take a crack at the best possible Christmas shopping deals around.