The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced approximately 2,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by United States colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution.
In honor of Montessori Education Week the local Montessori School held their first Chameleon Crawl held at Lincoln Parish Park on Saturday.
The Montessori teaching method is a system of education for children from birth through age 18 developed by Maria Montessori’s observations of children and the manner by which they learn. Gov. Bobby Jindal proclaimed Feb. 13-March 1 as Montessori Education Week.
There are many animals roaming the streets without homes in Lincoln Parish.
But for several years, volunteers with one local organization have been working to combat this trend.
4 Paws Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to the rescue of stray and neglected animals, will celebrate its sixth anniversary from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at Railroad Park.
The public is invited and welcome to bring their own pets on a leash out to the park, where there will be Frisbees and toys for them to play with.