October marks the beginning of Fire Prevention Month and 50 Cedar Creek kindergarten students came to the Ruston Fire Department to learn about fire safety and to tour the fire station on Wednesday. Throughout the month, many of the elementary schools in Lincoln Parish will receive fire safety education from the RFD. Hillcrest, Glen View, Louisiana Tech Early Childhood Development, Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center, Trinity United Methodist Church Preschool, Emmanuel Baptist Church Preschool, Temple Baptist Church Preschool and others will all receive instruction.
Mrs. Conner’s English classes would like to thank Michael Bishop’s grandfather for coming to speak to them. The English classes read a novel titled “Chinese Cinderella.” The book is about a young girl who grew up in China during the time of French concessions, World War II and the communist takeover.
Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held Nov. 5 for the new 3,000 square-foot expansion to Petite Paws Pet Hotel, located at 1487 Della Road in Dubach. The ribbon cutting was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.