Representatives of Devon Energy, Adopt-A-School partner with I. A. Lewis School, surprised principal Sonja Fuller recently with a $1,000 check for the school to use on projects of its choosing. Fuller said the money will be used for technology upgrades. Fuller, who knew only that Devon’s Michelle Gantt and Aime Skipper where coming to the school, opens the check.
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While the holiday season brings tidings of joy and happiness to many across the nation, it can also bring a severe case of the “holiday blues” to many thanks to the extra amount of stress and tension associated with Christmas time.
Shopping for gifts, dealing with difficult schedules and trying to balance the budget are all added stress factors that the holidays can bring, and those things are not always easy to forget about.
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office apprehended one male for carnal knowledge of a juvenile at 11:54 p.m. on Wednesday.
Carlos Dewayne Thomas II, 19, of 10805 U.S. Highway 151, Dubach, was arrested by LPSO on U.S. Highway 33 at Kentucky Avenue at 11:54 p.m. He was arrested on one count of carnal knowledge of a juvenile and the bail is yet to be set.
Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth, Grambling Mayor Edward Jones, Suddenlink Communications’ regional executives and local Chamber of Commerce officials on Nov. 8 cut a ceremonial ribbon opening Suddenlink’s newly renovated retail store at 1001 Cooktown Road in Ruston.
Hollingsworth also read a proclamation calling Nov. 8 “Suddenlink Day” in Ruston.