Ruston’s Les Singletary voted early today at Glen View Elementary School. Lincoln Parish’s residents hit the polls to cast ballots in elections for Grambling mayor and aldermen, Dubach mayor, a school board spot, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives seats and state lieutenant governor. Also on the ballot is Lincoln Parish Library tax support renewal and 10 state Constitutional Amendments.
Polls will be open until 8 p.m. tonight.
Comprehensive election results will be in Wednesday’s edition of the Ruston Daily Leader.
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Ruston Junior High has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period.
Seventh grade — Lathe Allen, Michael Bishop, Victoria Breeding, Kaylee Broom, Emma Colvin, Jacob Crook, Malcolm Davis, Jalia Payne, Anna Pody, Jackson Stokes, Lauren Washington and Jaquereon Witherspoon
Three Ruston High School teachers and four graduates have been named the RHS Alumni Association’s 2012 Achievement Award winners.
This year’s distinguished educator winners are current RHS Assistant Principal David Crowe, retired science teacher Dr. Patsy Boudreaux, and the late economics teacher, coach and assistant principal R. W. “Moose” Phillips.
Alumni winners are Gen. Jack Ramsaur, Class of 1970; O. K. “Buddy” Davis, Class of 1964; and Dr. Janet Duncan Barnes, Class of 1971. Martie Cordaro, Class of 1991, is the 2012 Young Alumnus winner.
On Saturday, Louisiana Tech University students will continue an 11-year tradition of service to the residents of Ruston and the surrounding communities by hosting the Big Event. This event has become the largest one-day, student-run project.
Tech students and faculty go to homes, churches and businesses to complete a variety of activities including painting, yard work, cleaning and other tasks disabled or elderly members of the community cannot do themselves, or those that local businesses and churches need help to complete.