The Ruston Elementary School 4-H club is hosting a car wash and bake sale fundraiser from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday in the RES car line. Car washes are available for a $5 or more donation, while bake sale prices will vary per item. Baked goods are being donated by RES faculty and 4-H parents.
Residents living in and around Ruston can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Grace United Methodist Church will host Life Line Screening on June 9. The site is located at 3401 N. Trenton St in Ruston.
Jo Anne Ehrhard, of Bush, attended a Life Line Screening and said, “Life Line Screening saved my life.”
Four key points every person needs to know:
• Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of permanent disability.
• 80 percent of stroke victims had no apparent warning signs prior to their stroke.
Millions of fans across the globe left movie theaters on July 15 with a sense of finality tinged with sadness as the final movie in the Harry Potter series flickered off the screens.
Local high-school senior Saraf Ahmed was arguably one of the most dedicated fans sitting in one of the hundreds of midnight showings across the nation. In fact, “One may as well ask — and indeed, there are many who do — what is Saraf Ahmed without Harry Potter?” Saraf wrote in a first-place winning Harry Pottery essay contest.