Bringing younger generations into the Dixie Center for the Arts, that is goal of Troupe Dixie.
Kristi Lumpkin, co-chair of Troupe Dixie, said this will be the third year for the annual Merry Movie Marathon set for Saturday.
“Our goal is to bring in younger generations to the Dixie to get them to realize the historic property that we have right here in Ruston,” she said. “We want the younger generation to appreciate what we have and so we bring them in to the Dixie for movies and a variety of different events.”
Louisiana Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:LABC) announced recently that its board of directors at their meeting on April 29 declared a cash dividend of 5 cents per share on the common stock of the Company, payable on May 29 to the shareholders of record at the close of business on May 13.
Ruston’s largest capacity water well will be back in operation by summer, if all goes according to plan.
The city’s Board of Aldermen agreed Monday to spend $180,000 to repair the well that’s located on North Trenton Street. The well has been out of service about two years.
Water Utilities’ Keith Jeselink said he hopes the repairs are recomplete by spring, but that barring any problems, the well will be ready by summer.
Work on the water well was one of several finance-related items aldermen approved. In other action, the board: