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January 30th, 2013

H.E.L.P. Agency to distribute food

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The H.E.L.P. Agency will begin taking applications for USDA donated food distributed to needy families under The Emergency Food Assistance Program. All households who desire to participate must complete an Application/Declaratory Statement of Eligibility in order to receive commodities.
If a person completed an application between May 1, 2012 and Nov. 30, 2012, it is not necessary to complete a new application.

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Residents come together to save Ms. Ruston

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Last week, a young dog, affectionately named Ms. Ruston by the people involved in rescuing her, got to see firsthand that there is still plenty of kindness to spare in Lincoln Parish, despite tough economic times.
Last Wednesday, sisters Jordan Pierce and Melissa Simons, both Lincoln Parish residents, found a young dog in Bienville Parish.

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RPAR set to begin youth spring soccer season

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The deadline has passed and work is under way to form teams, find volunteer coaches and set schedules for the Ruston Parks and Recreation spring soccer season. Local children will be among the nearly 20 million youth who play soccer in the United States, enjoying the exercise, camaraderie and fun associated with playing recreational sports.

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Veteran honored at VFW Post 3615

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Dan Fallin, Ruston resident and WWII veteran, was honored with a party at the Ruston VFW Post 3615 on Jan. 23 for his 100th birthday. The party was hosted by his family, the VFW and The Arbor of Ruston. Pictured above is Mayor Dan Hollingsworth presenting Fallin with a letter from the City of Ruston.

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Popeyes kicks off ‘Appetite for a Cure’ to aid MDA

The Muscular Dystrophy Association and Sailormen Inc. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen are teaming up for the 2013 “Appetite for a Cure” campaign to benefit children and adults affected by neuromuscular disease in Northeast Louisiana.
The annual campaign encourages Popeyes customers in Northeast Louisiana to bring an appetite for great food — and a cure for muscle disease — by selling $1 coupon cards worth $30 to be used toward free and discounted purchases during a future visit to support MDA's programs of research and health care services, including MDA summer camp at Camp Aldersgate in Little Rock, Ark.

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Help support St. Jude

To be diagnosed with cancer is a traumatic experience for any individual and his or her family.
Sometimes this dreaded disease strikes the most innocent and vulnerable among us — children.  
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cancer is the second most common cause of death among children between the ages of 1 and 14 years in the United States, surpassed only by accidents.

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Sex offender law full of issues

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Sometimes you just have to wonder what the Louisiana Legislature was thinking when it enacted some of the laws now on the books. Take the new law that limits public library access for sex offenders whose victims were under age 13, for example.

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Lady ’Cats: ‘Diamond’ from Ozarks

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The State of Arkansas is known for its scenic roadways that meander through the big rocks and even little rocks.
Its bubbling hot springs that sooths your aches and pains.
Believe it or not, they have a Carter of Diamonds State Park where you can literally go and dig up your very own special sparkling stone.

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PREP HOOPS

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Results from Lincoln Parish high school basketball action on Tuesday night:
• RUSTON 55, BASTROP 35 (boys): RHS (22-6), Jerry Melton, 15; Jamaya Burr, 14; Raheem Regis, 10; Jakevin Carter, eight; Isiah Buggs, four.

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Bicknell joins Steelers’ staff

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Jack Bicknell, Jr., didn’t stay unemployed long in the National Football League.
Less than a month after leaving the Kansas City Chiefs during their head coaching change (Romeo Crennel out, Andy Reid in), the former Louisiana Tech University head coach has been hired by the Pittsburgh Steelers as their new offensive line coach.

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