ETC… For Wednesday, August 31, 2022

This coming weekend we observe Labor Day.  The federal holiday is Monday, and many federal, state and local offices will be closed.  That includes all branches of the DeSoto Parish Library.  Also, each library branch will be closed for a day for staff training.  Check your local branch before you visit.

The 3rd Annual Letter Jacket Ceremony is scheduled for September 8th at North DeSoto High.  It will be held in the school gym at 6:00 pm.

Northwestern State Professor Emeritus of English Dr. Julie Kane will be honored at a solo show recognizing her for being the winner of the 2021 Shreveport Regional Arts Council’s Critic’s Choice: Literary Award on Friday, Sept. 16 from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at ArtSpace located at 708 Texas Street in Shreveport.  The show is free and open to the public and it will also include visual art exhibits by Eric Francis and Debra Roberson and a literary exhibit by poet Genaro Ky-Ly Smith, the 2022 Critic’s Choice: Literary Award winner.

Louisiana Tech University Reserve Officer Training Corp cadets are gaining the unique experience of working on Department of Defense cutting edge research and technology. 

Cyber Innovation Center and Air Force Global Strike Command recently completed the first ever ROTC Cadet Training Success Program. The Louisiana Tech University program was funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research through Clarkson, Inc.  The program provides selected cadets valuable hands-on experience working with cutting edge research and technology programs as well as contributing to unique AFGSC research-based project.