Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held recently for Burkes Outlet, located at 309 N. Service Road in the Interstate 20 Shopping Center. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
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At approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday the Ruston Fire Department as well as Ruston Police Department responded to an 18-wheeler turning over on Interstate 20. The driver of the 18-wheeler was traveling east bound on I-20 and reportedly had a medical emergency which caused him to go through the median and turn over.
Eric Brazzel, public education officer for RFD, said that upon arrival, bystanders had removed the driver from the vehicle and started CPR.
Top left: Elizabeth Guinn and Brandon Carroll represented Cedar Creek School recently as ambassadors to the Hugh O›Brian (HOBY) Leadership Conference. HOBY, a national leadership development organization, strives to inspire youth volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service and innovation.
Top right: Cedar Creek students Kathryn Bryan (left) and Caroline Hill were selected to participate in the North Louisiana AHEC medical careers program this summer.
Top: Miss Louisiana Outstanding Teen Meagan Crews (left) and Miss Spirit of Ruston 2014 Anna Blake (right) crowned Emmersyn Nations as the 2014 Miss Princess Peach during Saturday’s pageant at Choudrant High School.
Bottom: Winners, from left to right, were Most Photogenic Emory Napper, third runner-up Drew Cramer, second runner-up Taylor Alleman, Miss Princess Peach Emmersyn Nations, first runner-up Presley Wall, fourth runner-up Catherine Williams and Peoples’ Choice Kate Willis.