A Mississippi woman remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with one each of unauthorized use of an access card as theft and illegal transmission of monetary funds stemming from use of checks and credit cards stolen in Ruston a year ago.
Police say Kizzetta Nicole McClendon, 35, of Forest, Miss., stole a purse at a local business in May 2013, and later used checks and credit cards that were in the purse at businesses in Mississippi.
Fall commencement at Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sundayin Percefull Fieldhouse
Local honor graduates include:
• Orren Tims, of Ruston, Bachelor of Science in health and sports science education
Mark Sisco, a 1985 math education graduate, will deliver the commencement address. Sisco also was a 1990 outstanding graduate.
Louisiana Tech University recently held the annual regional science fair in the TONK at the Student Center where students from all over Lincoln Parish from grades three through 12 competed for a chance to compete at the state level.
Third through fifth
Winners from grades three through five were as follows:
•First place winners were Min Teng, McGuire Toncrey, Caroline Cooper, Keturah Albritton, Braden Jones, Anna Little, Jalen Penegar, Briley Kent, Caleb Granger, Joshua Thorson, Sahar Ali and Lauren Smith.