Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue told an audience of students, faculty and staff Thursday though the institution is facing serious financial challenges, there continue to be good things happening.
Prior to the event, the president said “these are challenging, difficult times, but we will get through all of this, and I want people to know that there are good things happening at Grambling State University. No matter what, we will focus on our core mission and we will continue to enhance the academic profile of this university and its students.”
Residents in Ruston’s University Hills area want to be the first in the city to implement new self-enforced property standards through a provision in Ruston’s master plan that allows neighborhoods to have more control over their future.
The University Hills Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District Committee has filed an application with the city’s planning and zoning commission for creation of a neighborhood conservation overlay district.
Fourth grade students at Dubach School attended the second annual White House Dinner in the Ruston Civic Center Feb. 19. The dinner was part of a parish wide effort to teach students from all over the parish proper etiquette at a formal dinner. A week before the dinner, students practiced the proper way to cut meat with bread, paper plates and plastic cutlery.