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May 2nd, 2013

Ruston fire extinguished

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A Ruston home was damaged by fire Wednesday morning before Ruston Fire Department personnel extinguished the blaze.
The RFD responded to a 911 call concerning a house fire on Arthur Drive around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
RFD Public Information Officer Eric Brazzel said the fire was noticed by Ben Pierce, a City of Ruston Public Works employee with the streets department, who was with a crew checking the drainage systems in that area when he noticed smoke coming from the home and immediately called 911.

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Man booked on armed robbery

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A Monroe man was arrested in connection to an armed robbery that occurred in late March, in which he and an accomplice allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint in the Ruston area.

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Childhood memory inspired winning Peach Festival poster

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Anne Muckleroy, a sophomore communications design major at Louisiana Tech University, is the winner of the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival poster contest.
Muckleroy’s design is a series of 18 hand-drawn canning jars each filled with a different peach product. She added a peach-tinted watercolor texture to each jar. The poster is a combination of her original pen work and computer graphic design.
Muckleroy describes the poster as “a Southern hometown version of Andy Warhol.” The West Monroe resident said the design stemmed from a childhood memory of visiting her grandparents in Ruston.

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MCH to celebrate Youth Worker Day

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The Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services (LUMCFS) has announced that the Children’s Homes in Ruston, Mandeville and Sulphur will join communities, organizations and caring people nationwide today in celebrating “Thank a Youth Worker Day.”

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Lewis receives relay award, honor roll announced

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Relay award
Lincoln ACHIEVE sponsored a drawing for all school leaders who registered at least one “early bird” team for the upcoming Lincoln Parish Relay event. I.A. Lewis was the recipient of a special goody bag because of this. Stanley Lewis, coordinating teacher for the school, accepted the award. Lewis also serves as the IAL Adopt-A-School Coordinator and plans to have the school’s AAS partners involved in the four IAL Relay teams. IAL will join other teams from throughout the district in support of the American Cancer Society Relay slated for Friday at the Ruston High School track.

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Holly Taylor is living proof that the sky’s the limit

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The 1992 Simsboro High School alumnus was recently on campus for a special event with the student body. There she showcased her experiences as an administrative officer with the United Stated Navy Blue Angels while reflecting on her days as a Simsboro Tiger.
“I’ve been all over the world but I can tell you right now that some of the best years of my life were spent here at Simsboro High,” the Navy lieutenant shared. “And being back now is incredibly special and exciting.”

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Hillcrest Elementary

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Hillcrest Elementary School has released the names of those students achieving the honor roll for the fifth six-week grading period.
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School registration ongoing

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Registration for the 2013-14 school year for students in grades kindergarten through twelve have begun. All new students (except pre-k) need to be registered at the Lincoln Parish School Board Office, 410 S. Farmerville St., between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Students should be registered before July 1 in order to prevent possible delays in placement.
Kindergarten students must be five (5) on or before Sept. 30. Pre-K students must be four (4) on or before Sept. 30. They should be registered at the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center, 801 E. Mississippi Ave., Ruston.

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Protect skin from cancer

With the days becoming longer and warmer, pools and beaches across America will soon be filled with children, teens and adults soaking up some sunny rays.
However, while enjoying the great outdoors, for whatever reasons, there is a major reason to be concerned about unprotected skin — cancer. In fact, according to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common of all cancers.

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Show your support this weekend

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One of the things I love about Lincoln Parish is how active people here are in getting out and helping those in need. And this weekend, as in recent weeks, there’s plenty of service you can help provide while having some fun in the process, too.
Last weekend featured 5K runs to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network, autism awareness and the South of California Avenue project.

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