As proven recently by the NFL, football is big business.
That’s true here in Lincoln Parish, where we boast of two historic college football programs in Louisiana Tech and Grambling State universities. Both football programs are economic players in our parish and deserve our support.
That support can be shown by purchasing season ticket packages for either school.
Just in time to help fund a vacation or a summer home improvement project, Lincoln Parish School Board employees will get a little financial boost later this month when they receive their annual June Supplemental Salary Check.
The payment, commonly called the 14th check, will be handed out at a rate of $5,025 to certified personnel and $2,513 to support personnel. Those are the same amounts that were paid last year.
A young woman wears long sleeves and sunglasses to cover her bruises and comes up with poor excuses for her injuries. A husband closely monitors his wife’s social interactions and permits her only a certain amount of time for her trips to the store.
Many people are familiar with the abuser-and-primary-victim dynamic of domestic abuse.
Some impacts of domestic abuse, however, are much more far-reaching than the two primary players.
To extend or not to extend? This is the difficult call Ruston residents will have to make on Saturday as they head to the polls to decide if they will allow the Ruston district millage tax to continue for five additional years.