The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling voted that volunteer firefighters will receive more pay in 2014, while charitable gaming seeking the 5 percent tax to be rescinded was tabled until the January meeting.
The special called meeting held Thursday was primarily held for the adoption of several ordinances that will take effect Jan. 1.
Ruston High School seniors (from left to right) Rachel Hegab, Barrett Moore and Liam Norton were recently named National Merit Commended Students. All three students are ranked in the Top 5 percent of the 1.5 million students who took the PSAT last year. More than two-thirds (about 34,000) of the approximately 50,000 high scorers on the PSAT/NMSQT® receive Letters of Commendation in recognition of their outstanding academic promise.
Downtown Ruston continues to change for the better as crews working on Phases III/IV of the city’s revitalization project keep up the pace improving the heart of the city.
The City of Ruston has been partnered with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for numerous phases geared toward revitalizing Downtown Ruston, and the work won’t stop once these crews pack up and leave.