Slightly cooler mornings recently have likely made some residents dream of fall. For students who are enjoying their summer breaks, those fall days aren’t too far away, and with them will come the start of a new school year.
Unfortunately, for some members of our community, the idea of going back to school brings an added level of stress. While school supplies are expensive for all students, they are especially expensive for those students who are currently being served by the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team.
Louisiana was admitted as the 18th state of the Union nearly 200 years ago this April.
Since then, Louisiana has not only grown economically, but culturally as well. Reflecting on its origins as a colony under both French and Spanish rule, Louisiana’s path to becoming a state was not easy.
According to louisianabicentennial2012.com, federal law required citizens of a newly admitted territory to apply to Congress for statehood.
While it might be hot out, the summer’s extended hours of sunshine allow for the perfect opportunity to enjoy a walk, jog or visit to the park.
Since 1985, the United Stats has celebrated July as the official Park and Recreation Month. This year’s theme is “Out is In,” designed to focus on getting people to go outside, change their outlook and get involved in their community through parks and recreation.
Here’s your chance to be a real diplomat. The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau needs local tourism ambassadors.
Through its new Travel Ambassador Program — TAP, for short — the CVB is seeking to get Lincoln Parish residents involved in helping bring more meetings and conferences here. TAP asks residents to share their organizational or professional contacts with the CVB, which, in turn, reaches out to those decision makers about bringing their group’s meeting or conference to Lincoln Parish.