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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The weather was perfect, the treats were free and Santa even made an appearance Saturday morning in Grambling as the town hosted its annual Christmas parade to get the residents ready for the quickly approaching holiday.
Hundreds of residents lined the streets of Grambling for the event, as city leaders, civil service groups, organizations and churches all drove the parade route, tossing candy to the eager children waiting for a handful of free treats.
Meagan Lee, a senior English major from Delhi, was crowned Miss Louisiana Tech 2014 on Thursday night.
Lee, who plans to pursue a master’s in education after she graduates, said she is excited about serving her university.
“I’ve waited so long to have the opportunity to represent the university with the Miss Tech title that I don’t want to waste a second of my year,” Lee said. “Of course, I’ll also begin preparation for Miss Louisiana in June. I’ve competed there three times before.”
Being named Miss Louisiana Tech, Lee said, was an honor.