Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Tuesday, Nov. 5
Nov. 5. BESE-SCHOOLS TOUR — Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education President Chas Roemer and board member Holly Boffy will tour four Calcasieu Parish schools.
— 9 a.m., St. John Elementary School, 5566 Elliott Road, Lake Charles
— 10:05 a.m., Maplewood Middle School, 4401 Maplewood Dr., Sulphur
— 11:45 a.m., Sam Houston High School, 880 Sam Houston Jones Pkwy., Lake Charles
— 2 p.m., John F. Kennedy Elementary School, 2001 Russell St., Lake Charles
Contact: Kevin Calbert at 225-342-5847 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov. 5. BOSSIER SHERIFF-FOOD DRIVE — Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington will visit T.O. Rusheon Middle School along with principals of Rusheon, R.V. Kerr Elementary and Bossier High School to announce the winner of the Operation Blessing food drive competition. 9:15 a.m. Location: Rusheon Middle, 2401 Old Minden Road, Bossier City. Contact: Lt. Bill Davis at 318-935-2053.
Nov. 5. HIGHWAY HEARINGS — The state Department of Transportation and Development has scheduled a series of public hearings throughout the state that will focus on projects and priorities in each area as part of the 2014-15 Fiscal Year preliminary highway program.
— 10 a.m., Livingston, St. Helena, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington parishes. Location: Tangipahoa Council Office Chambers, 206 East Mulberry St., Amite
— 3 p.m., Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles and Terrebonne parishes. Location: New Orleans Regional Transportation Management Center, #10 Veterans Blvd, New Orleans
Contact: DOTD’s Customer Service Center at 225-379-1232.
Nov. 5. EAST JEFFERSON HOSPITAL — Physicians representing East Jefferson General Hospital’s Medical Executive Committee, along with more than a dozen former chiefs of staff, will discuss the hospital’s future and the need to maintain the highest quality care for their patients and the people of Jefferson Parish. 12 p.m. Location: EJGH, 1st Floor Conference Center, 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie. Contact: Ann Fabens-Lassen at email@example.com
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