Louisiana State University seeks to contact relatives, descendants and friends of a Coushatta man and 29 other former students who were killed in World War I. The Coushatta man is Alan Loughery Melton who attended LSU in 1916 and 1917.
LSU’s Memorial Oak Grove is being reimagined as a prominent place of remembrance, and on Sunday, Nov. 11, the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, a rededication ceremony will be held on campus. Leading up to the rededication ceremony in November, LSU is looking for friends, relatives and descendants of the former LSU students and alumni who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War I and are honored in the Memorial Oak Grove. For more information or if you know one of the men honored at the Memorial Oak Grove, please contact LSU Biological Sciences Professor Gary King at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two programs are featured at the Red River Parish Health Unit next Friday. The Health Unit and the MLK Health Clinic’s H E A R T program will host a Breast Cancer Awareness event fro 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Following that at 3:30, LERN will present “Stop the Bleed! Save a Life” at the Health unit.
First Methodist and Wesley Chapel United Methodist Churches are haing a 5th Sunday lunch honoring Joy and Edgar Gaddis who moved to assisted living two weeks ago. Bring entrees, vegetables, salads and desserts. All members of Wesley Chapel and FUMC are invited as well as any others who might like to attend.
Northwestern State University will hold its fall break Oct. 1-2. Administrative offices will be open during the break. Classes will resume Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Congratulations to NSU’s Coach Mike McConathy. He begins his 20th season as Head Basketball Coach of the Demons.