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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A flying stop sign is outside of the bounds of what most people would believe possible, but engineering Assistant Professor John Frazier and his Engineering Technology 103 class at Grambling State University have made it happen. To be precise, they have successfully designed a flying replica of a stop sign.
Frazier said the project challenged the freshman engineering technology students to design and build a remote controlled flying polygon. The craft was made with blue core foam, carbon fiber rods, toothpicks, music wire, glue and other materials.
Area residents looking to get outside for a nice spring morning and a chance to better the city of Ruston will get that opportunity April 27 as the fifth annual SOCA 5K Walk/Sprint is set for a 9:30 a.m. start.
Ruston residents will have the chance to take a nice stroll or run through the neighborhood south of California Avenue on Saturday morning.
Registration, which is $25 for individuals and $100 for a five-person team, begins at 8:30 a.m. at Mays Chapel Church. That registration will include lunch and a T-shirt. Volunteers will pay $10 and will receive lunch and a T-shirt.