Lincoln Parish residents responded to numerous requests for local civic and community service organizations to help their neighbors enjoy a better holiday season.
After giving back during the holidays, many individuals decide to make giving a regular part of their lives. If residents have made a resolution to finally make 2015 the year that they give back regularly, there are many opportunities throughout the year to help those.
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s award winning musical “The Sound of Music” will be at The Dixie Center for the Arts at 10 a.m. Saturday and 6:30 p.m. Monday.
“The Sound of Music” opens July 10 and will be directed by Dee Alexander.
Dozens gathered at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant Tuesday afternoon, and it was for more than just a hot meal and chance at chatting with those in attendance.
While the crowd ate, they also were informed on the economy by Richard W. Fisher, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve in Dallas. Fisher said the Dallas branch handled the 2008 economic crisis the best, and that the Ruston community was also one of the most well managed areas in the nation.