The 28th annual Louisiana Chicken Festival begins cluckings away today and rolling through Saturday evening.
The annual festival honoring the flightless bird will begin with a traditional bingo night starting at 6 this evening at the Scott Hamilton Warehouse, said Gina Stokes, Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization Event Coordinator.
Festival activities will include live music, skeet shooting, an antique car show, arts and crafts and more.
Each year the festival seems to grow with more vendors and more people venturing around Dubach to see what all the talk is about.
Lincoln Parish residents have already rallied together to help local children in a number of ways.
Many residents have made holiday offerings to the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s Christmas Angel program, and Toys for Tots has received a great response.
On Saturday, local and state motorcycle enthusiasts gathered at the Third Annual Ruston Toy Run, and had a great response according to organizers. The group collected a truckload full of toys with an estimated value of $1,500. Those toys will be given to local children through the Toys for Tots program.
Efficiency, comfortableness and a better overall police department is what Grambling State University Interim Police Chief Howard Caviness and Executive Assistant to the Chief of Police Lari Talbert said they wanted to improve on at the university’s police department.
GSU’s police department recently went through a makeover on the first floor of the building thanks in part by a Title 3 Grant.
The renovations were done inside the police department’s communication room, which will now house Cardinal Tracking, a new communication system.
It’s football time — one of our most exciting times of the year with all of our parish teams set to officially kick off their seasons this weekend.
At Louisiana Tech University, the atmosphere is electric with the Bulldogs coming off a 8-5 season and Heart of Dallas Bowl win last year combined with the opening of the new Davison Athletics Complex in the south end zone of Joe Aillet Stadium.