Incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu stopped by Grambling on Thursday for a rally as part of her Louisiana First Tour. Runoff elections are set for Saturday, where she and Bill Cassidy will be vying for the position of U.S. Senator, along with several other local and state races taking place. Polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Autism will be the main focus of the monthly meeting of the local chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Community Room of the Community Trust Bank Financial Center.
Louisiana Tech’s Lambda-Rho Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta history honor society has again earned national recognition in the society’s annual best chapter competition.
Phi Alpha Theta national executive director, Graydon A. Tunstall, said the Tech chapter has been officially recognized as best chapter for 2011 in Division IV, which includes colleges and universities with enrollments of between 10,000 and 15,000 students.
When Ruston aldermen meet on Tuesday, they are expected to consider a request that would bring in a new dance studio.
Robert Flournoy put in an application for a conditional use permit that would allow Darleine Milford to lease 712 square feet of space inside a building Flournoy owns at 414 W. California Ave. The proposed dance studio would be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and offer lessons in various forms of dance. No renovations are reported to be necessary to open the dance studio.