The Town of Grambling took a couple of steps forward in its quest for economic development at the monthly meeting Thursday night, as the board of aldermen approved the purchase of approximately 9.3 acres of land, along with another approval that would allow a Houston-based marketing company to conduct a market study to see whether or not building a hotel would be feasible in town limits.
The aldermen started off the meeting by first approving the purchase of the 9.28 acres of land that run along R.W.E. Jones Drive and Louisiana Highway 149, for a total price of $175,000.
Community Trust Bank has announced that Linnea Fayard Allen has joined the bank as Culture Communications Officer. In this position Linnea will be responsible for internal and external communications regarding the bank’s unique customer-centric culture.
“Linnea’s bright personality and breadth of experience brings helpful skill sets to this important area of our marketing unit,” said Ryan Kilpatrick, Senior Vice President, Culture Strategies, Community Trust Bank. “Our belief has always been that our customer-focused culture has been the key to our success.
The 2013 Relay for Life of Lincoln Parish committee assembled earlier this month at the Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau to discuss activities and events to be held at this year’s relay in May.
The theme will be centered around the Kentucky Derby and funds raised will go to the American Cancer Society. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up to assist in areas of promotional art and graphics, fundraising and online monitoring. American Cancer Society representative, Priscilla Turner, also asked teams to register as soon as possible to ensure the success of this relay.