OKLAHOMA CITY — Devon Energy has again made The Civic 50, Bloomberg Businessweek’s definitive list of the most community-minded companies in the nation.
Now in its second year, The Civic 50 is a comprehensive ranking of corporations that best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.
“As business leaders, we have an important responsibility to help identify problems and pursue opportunities to improve the quality of life in our community,” Dave Hager, Devon Energy chief operating officer, said.
The process is moving along for another centralized collection site for waste disposal.
During Tuesday night’s Lincoln Parish Police Jury meeting the purchase of a .409-acre parcel of land for $12,500 — the appraised value — was approved.
Nancy Wilson was the only opposing vote to the purchase.
The land is located at on U.S. Highway 80 Pleasant Grove Road.
The Police Jury also chose four jurors to serve as part of the 4 Paws Facility Advisory Group.
The group will consist of four representatives from the jury, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff Office, 4 Paws and the city of Ruston.
A special two-hour Zumba class held on Saturday at Add Life Fitness, was set to raise money for recently formed foundation Team Seth Hanchey. Hanchey is a 17-year-old Ruston teen who was hit by a car in September while he was riding his bicycle. He received a great deal of brain trauma and funds raised help pay for treatment, as well as to raise awareness for brain trauma. Residents can make donations at Community Trust Bank.