The Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 on Friday issued the emergency order banning all open-air outdoor burning effective immediately.
“This burn ban coincides with a Lincoln Parish Police Jury ordinance, which authorizes Commissioners of Fire Protection District No. 1 of Lincoln Parish to impose a temporary ban on open-air outdoor burning within said district,” LPFD Chief Kevin Reynolds said.
Ruston High School Homecoming will be held on Friday. The festivities will begin at 7 p.m. Tonight night with a pep rally in the girls’ gym. At 10 a.m. Friday, there will be an assembly in the boys’ gym where the homecoming court will be presented. That night the Bearcats will play the Pineville Rebels at 7 p.m. The court will be presented at halftime. From 9 p.m. until midnight Saturday, the students may attend a dance at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center.
A.E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University has been named Louisiana’s top elementary school by StartClass, an education research site powered by Graphiq — an international technology company that delivers insights and analyses from worldwide data.