Mrs. Victoria Kent’s second-grade students have been extremely busy learning new and interesting concepts in class. In social studies, our second graders closely explored the importance of skills and education in choosing a career and the need for interdependence within the local community. The class hosted a “Career Day” in which second graders were permitted to dress up in the career attire of their choice. Students then did a poster presentation of their chosen career while highlighting education, skills and tools needed in their profession. We had future FBI agents, doctors, nurses, SWAT agents, neurosurgeons, teachers, private investigators, pro football players and CEOs to name a few.
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will convene at 7 p.m. Tuesday for their regular monthly meeting.
Among the items of business are the appointments of Shannon Liston to Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful and Mike Haddox to Greater Ward One Waterworks District.
There will also be two resolutions — one for off-system bridge program annual inspection certification and another authorizing the jury president to execute donation of servitude with the city of Ruston for a sewer line.
Before the meeting, the following committees will meet:
A.E. Phillips students Sarah Doxey, Amelia Grace Brister, Mitch Craig, Lauren Ventress, Weston Smith, Hannah Rollins, Carsyn Tolar, Caroline Parker and Sydney Hull are pictured shown wearing neon colors for Red Ribbon Week, an annual week dedicated to teaching drug education. This year’s event also focused on bullying. Each day of the week has a different theme. Red Ribbon week will close with a pep rally and performance.
The Ruston Fire Department responded to many calls over the Peach Festival weekend, from the normal medical call to major motor vehicle collisions. No structure fires were reported.
Starting Friday and ending Monday firefighters responded to a total of 34 emergency medical calls with the ambulances and 13 responses with the Rescue and Fire trucks for a total of 47 responses in all.
Courtesy of Eric Brazzel, public education officer for the Ruston Fire Department.