For many people, today is the start of a mad dash to find the perfect presents for everyone on their shopping list.
Unfortunately, the shopping frenzy often comes hand-in-hand with a plethora of problems, ranging from increased traffic to open season for those hoping to pull the wool over unsuspecting residents’ eyes.
Local middle and high school students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy Class of 2015-16, a program of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, revealed seven new start-up businesses to the public, at the YEA! Trade Show.
The presentation was a culmination of nine months of hard work, resulting in the graduates owning and operating their own businesses, said Judy Null, YEA! program manager.
Championships are a thrilling thing for any collegiate sports program.
World Championships are that much better.
That’s why Louisiana Tech University’s track and field team and sprinter Jaquvis Hart are on top of the world right now after Hart shattered a championship record and won gold in the 400m (T47) finals at the International Paralympic Committee World Championships Friday at Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, Qatar.
Caution is always warranted when it comes to driving, but now, in the days after Christmas and up to New Year’s Eve, is a time for heightened awareness. With Christmas behind us, many people will say goodbye to friends and family and travel home. The roadways will have more traffic, and with more traffic comes more danger. Regardless of the distance traveled, people should wear their seat belts. On Monday in Lincoln Parish, a car crash claimed the life of a man who did not wear his safety harness.