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August 16th, 2017

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Lincoln Parish School Board
EMERGENCY GENERATOR INSTALLATIONS FOR:
Central Office, Maintenance Office, Bus Barn, Ruston High School, Ruston Junior High, Glen View, Cypress Springs, Hillcrest, Ruston Elementary, I A Lewis, Choudrant Elementary, Choudrant High School, Lincoln Center, Dubach, LPECC, and Simsboro School
Commission Number: 1707

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LPSB Session Minutes

LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
Ruston, Louisiana
REGULAR SESSION
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 6:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Parish School Board met in Regular Session on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish School Board Office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana. Members present were Ms. Debbie Abrahm, Mr. Michael Barmore, Ms. Lisa Best, Mr. Curtis Dowling, Mr. David Ferguson, Mr. Danny Hancock, Mr. Trott Hunt, Mr. George Mack, Jr., and Mr. Joe Mitcham.

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Docket Nos. 17-445 thru 17-447

Docket Nos. 17-445 thru 17-447
LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.
In accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana, and with particular reference to the provisions of Title 30 of Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, a public hearing will be held in the Hearing Room, 1st Floor, LaSalle Building, 617 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at 9:00 a.m. on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017, upon the application of RANGE LOUISIANA OPERATING, LLC.

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School district scores high in ACT ranking

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The Lincoln Parish school district scored the fifth highest ACT composite score in the state with 180 students scoring 21 points or higher on the test according to a report recently released by the state Department of Education.
Choudrant, Ruston and Simsboro High Schools combined to make a composite score of 20.9, the parish’s highest ranking since all Louisiana students were granted access to take the test since 2012-13.
The ACT college readiness assessment is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions produced by ACT, a nonprofit of the same name.

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Alumni event set for Thursday

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For the 36th straight year, it’s Happening again for Louisiana Tech University.
The annual tradition continues starting at 6 p.m. Thursday as The Happening, a celebration of Louisiana Tech University’s alumni, academics, is held at the Monroe Civic Center.
The event will start with a 6 p.m. social and dinner while the program will start at 7 p.m.
This year features musical guest The Fabulous Equinox Quintet, led by Louisiana Tech alumni and Monroe natives Jeremy Davis and Clay Johnson.

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Hebert wins age division

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Former Ruston Linzie Ledford Hebert (center holding trophy) won the 30-34 age division of the USA Triathlon Championships on Sunday. She is pictured surrounded by family as she holds her championship trophy.

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Bulldogs bounce back in practice

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Tech shakes off sluggish Monday workout
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Louisiana Tech head coach Skip Holtz was in a little better mood following his teams Tuesday morning practice as the Bulldogs spent two hours on the practice fields of the Jim Mize Track and Field Complex.
Only 24 hours earlier, the fifth-year Bulldog Boss walked off the turf of Joe Aillet Stadium after watching one of the more sluggish efforts of fall camp. With its season opener against Northwestern State on Sept. 2 less than three weeks away, Holtz knows his young team is battling the normal wear and tear of fall workouts.

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Local crowned Miss Heart of Trenton’s Outstanding Teen

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Anna-Katherine Thompson, seated, a Ruston High School freshman, won the title of Miss Heart of Trenton’s Outstanding Teen which is an official preliminary pageant to  Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding Teen 2018 Pageant to be held in April in Monroe. Thompson is being crowned by Katelyn Yopp, Miss Heart of Trenton’s Outstanding Teen 2017. The Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding Teen pageant winner goes on to compete at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant held in Orlando, Florida

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Hooshang’s work travels to Vermont, North Dakota

Local artist’s work making its way around the country
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Art Licensing International, one of the leading commercial licensing companies in the world, has invited Ruston resident Hooshang Khorasani to be among the artists it represents.
Clients delegate the Vermont company to facilitate the creation of new consumer products that capitalize on licensing programs for manufacturers throughout the world. Art Licensing provides design resources while working with both artists and manufacturers to bridge the gap between creative and strategic planning.

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Schillinger becomes member of Deans for Impact group

Don Schillinger, dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, is one of six new members of the Deans for Impact — an exclusive group of national education leaders who are united behind a shared vision for a transformed educator-preparation system that graduates teachers prepared to measurably improve student learning.

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