About this time one year ago, I approached Mark Johnson, owner of Mark Johnson Plumbing in Ruston, offering him the opportunity to sponsor a table for the upcoming banquet sponsored by the North Central Louisiana Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.
Johnson was a bit hesitant at first but decided to “bite the bullet” and plunk down the cash to sponsor a table for his employees to attend last year’s banquet.
Dorothy Prime has spent time with all the greats — Aretha, Whitney, Ike and Tina Turner, just to name a few — and has toured all over the U.S. and Canada.
Like most in her genre, she started out as a young girl singing in a church in Valdosta, Ga. That’s where she learned to bend a note just the right way. To connect with the audience the way you’re supposed to.
In 1990, the U.S. Congress established the first week in October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), in recognition of the National Alliance on Mental Illness’s (NAMI’s) efforts to raise awareness of mental illness.
This year, Mental Illness Awareness Week takes place October 2 – 8 and is an opportunity to learn more about serious mental illnesses, such as major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
Louisiana Tech University Theatre is sliding into home plate with its’ final production of the 2014-15 season with a wonderfully funny and toughing production of Brighton Beach Memoirs. Brighton Beach Memoirs is the first of a series that the Pulitzer Prize winner author, Neil Simon wrote. This series is autobiographical and this particular one will have the audience captivated.