Three adults and two juveniles were arrested this week in connection with the December burglary of a local fireworks stand.
Maj. Stephen Williams, spokesman for the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, said in December a burglary was reported at one of the fireworks stands on UPS Road, off of Louisiana Highway 33. Several boxes of fireworks and two cash registers were reported stolen.
Williams said after a long investigation, LPSO investigators, in conjunction with Union Parish Sheriff’s Office investigators, were led to three adults and two juveniles.
A team of students from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science is preparing to defend its U.S. Eco-marathon fuel efficiency record at the Sixth Annual Shell Eco-marathon Americas, scheduled for March 29 through April 1 in Houston, Texas.
Louisiana Tech has announced the names of students on its fall quarter President’s and Dean’s honor lists.
Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the President’s Honor List. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average on a minimum of nine semester hours completed (100-level or higher), with no grade lower than a B.
To be eligible for the Dean’s Honor Lists, a student is required to earn at least a 3.5 academic grade point average with no grade lower than a C on a minimum of nine semester hours completed (100-level or higher).
A 6,000 square foot building with multiple occupants, including a 2,000 square foot flea market, was partially lost due to a fire that occurred shortly after midnight today.
Eric Brazzel, public information for the Ruston Fire Department, said firefighter received the call at 12: 18 a.m. that smoke was coming from the back of a building located at 1414 West California Ave.