While domestic violence is currently a hot topic on the national stage, it has been an important issue for at least 20 years in Lincoln Parish because of the work of the local Domestic Abuse Resistance Team.
This year, DART celebrates 20 years of helping local and area women escape domestic violence. One of the questions many people have asked in light of National Football League player Ray Rice being suspended over a video showing him punching his now-wife unconscious in an elevator is why his wife stayed and married him after such a horrendous event.
Computer science students from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science are being afforded a unique opportunity to experience the challenges of cyberspace security firsthand as they prepare for the 2011 “Cyber Storm” competition Friday on the Louisiana Tech campus.
Newly appointed District 2 Alderwoman Rosalind Jones has signed the paperwork making her an official member of Ruston’s Board of Aldermen. Jones was named to the seat July 14 to serve the unexpired term of the late Alderman Elmore Mayfield. Mayor Dan Hollingsworth (left) presented Jones her official commission from the Louisiana Secretary of State’s office during a brief ceremony at City Hall on Friday.