Keep an eye on the officials
There’s a fine balance to be struck. Thinking of what is happening in front of you as events that affect your life and discovering how they will do so is part of the joy of it.
To those who have never taken the time to attend a meeting of Ruston’s Board of Aldermen or the parish police jury, I say this: take part in your government by keeping your eye on them.
Many don’t look past the end of their iPhone, iPod or iWorld-at-my-fingertips to see the world happening around them these days, and that’s unfortunate.