Gas prices in Louisiana have seen a rise in the past week. In fact, prices are 41.2 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 16.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, according to LouisianaGasPrices.com.
Many students — both K-12 and university — have been working hard to make a difference in Ruston.
On Saturday, students from I.A. Lewis, Ruston Elementary and Cypress Springs Elementary schools and Louisiana Tech University’s Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority joined Tech’s Community Design Assistance Center in giving back to their community.
The past month has reminded all of us in Lincoln Parish that athletics are truly a microcosm of life, including celebrating success and saying goodbye to our dearly departed.
It was only a month ago that we lost former Louisiana Tech quarterback and Ruston High School football coach Billy Laird. And on Sunday we learned of the death of former Ruston High School coaching legend Jimmy “Chick” Childress.