With the 2013 hurricane season here, Louisiana’s oil and gas industry is prepared to ensure the safety of our employees, the environment and area communities from the impacts of a storm. Oil and gas facilities take develop detailed hurricane response plans long before hurricane season begins on June 1.
Jody Adolphus has been formerly been charged with second-degree murder in the April 16 shooting of a Ruston man.
Adolphus, 32, is in custody at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center with a bond of $850,000.
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Adolphus on April 19 on two counts of distribution of schedule I drugs.
LPSO Maj. Chad Alexander said Adolphus had been the initial suspect in the April 16 shooting of Willie Earl Patterson Jr., 33, of Ruston.
Ruston High School freshmen Garrett Allen, Jermiran Spivey, Katie Sawyer and Alexis White, test catapults they constructed during the “Hit or Miss” project in Daryl Savage’s New Tech Algebra I class. Students participated in a catapult tournament, firing at seven targets then determining the absolute and relative error for each. Afterward, student groups determined the accuracy and precision of the catapult they developed and compared their data with other groups in the class.
Lincoln Parish did its part to help United Way of Northeast Louisiana celebrate excellence in 2010.
The organization held a “Celebrating Excellence” awards reception at the Lincoln Parish Library Thursday to honor outstanding employee campaigns and individuals for efforts and commitments made to helping people and improving community.
Bill Hogan, 2010 Lincoln Parish campaign chair, said that the 2010 local goal was to raise $300,000.