Louisiana Tech University will hold its fall graduation at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Thomas Assembly Center.
Phyllis M. Taylor, chairman and CEO of Taylor Energy Company, LLC, and chairman and president of the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation, will serve as keynote speaker.
Taylor has served as Taylor Energy Company’s chair and CEO since the death of her husband, Patrick F. Taylor, in 2004, and she continues her late husband’s legacy to ensure students have an opportunity to earn merit-based, state-paid college tuition scholarships.
Guard Lauren Ingram (10) of Cedar Creek starts to drive past a West Ouachita High School defender during first-round action in the annual Neill Killgore Memorial basketball tournament Wednesday night. Ingram had an all-around performance for the Lady Cougars with seven points, five rebounds, six assists, a steal and a blocked shot. See more details in sports on page 6.
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The opening night for “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” at Louisiana Tech University’s Stone Theatre is less than two days Directed by Tech Associate Theatre Professor Paul B. Crook, “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” begins its run at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Stone Theatre.
The full run of performances is set for Wednesday through Saturday and Feb. 4-7. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m. each night. Stone Theatre is located in Louisiana Tech’s Howard Center for the Performing Arts on the corner of Dan Reneau Drive and Adams Boulevard.