Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held May 21 for The Avenue Christian Bookstore/JC Penney Catalog Store located in the Graham Shopping Center. The ceremony was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
We are off to a great start in kindergarten at Choudrant Elementary School. The students have been learning the rules and routines as well as making lots of new friends. We are busy learning new letters, sounds, popcorn words and numbers each day.
Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Professional Aviation and Envoy Air have partnered on a pilot mentoring and hiring program that will help students transition to a first officer position with Envoy Air and provide an opportunity for a $10,000 scholarship.
The program selects Tech professional aviation students as early as their sophomore year, from specific academic aviation majors.
With State Rep. Hollis Downs retiring from the District 12 seat at the end of his current term, three new candidates have stepped up to vie for the district that covers portions of both Lincoln and Union parishes.
Ruston resident Jason Bullock, Farmerville resident Jake Halley and Ruston resident Rob Shadoin all qualified for the Oct. 22 election to fill Downs’ spot. On Monday night the three men gathered at the Ruston Country Club for the North Central Louisiana TEA Party’s general meeting where they participated in a candidate forum to let those in attendance know where they stand on key issues in the area.