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April 22nd, 2016

Becoming a society of guilt

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Have you ever spent an afternoon watching TV, then immediately felt guilty?
Maybe you have had a beer or four on a Tuesday and wanted to repent.
I have too, but I’m here to tell you these things are not inherent transgressions.
In America, we are conditioned to succeed.
From birth, our parents tell us things like “you could be president” or “you could be an astronaut,” but nobody ever tells us things like “it’s OK for you to live a life you enjoy.”
Since elementary school, homework has been a part of most of our daily lives.

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Union Museum to highlight world cultures

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America is the great melting-pot, as we’ve always heard, attracting people from around the globe to find freedom and opportunity.
But does that saying apply to our rural nook here in the hills of Union Parish?
Why, yes. Yes it does.
Thus begins the saga of the current exhibit in the Union Museum of History and Art, “The World Comes to Union Parish.”
Our story began last year when the Union Museum of History and Art board of directors decided to hold an exhibit spotlighting cultures of foreign-born parish residents.
How many different countries would they represent?

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Local wins dishes

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Julia Kaczvinsky,of Ruston, was the winner of Skyros Design 6 place settings, retail value of over $800 at Townsend House Gifts Spring Open House.

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Military museum gets donation

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Betty Fuqua, of Laureate Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, second from left, presents a donation to Ernie Stevens, of the Louisiana Military Museum. Pictured left to right are JoAnn Gilmore, Fuqua, Stevens, Barbara Schneider and Charlotte Crume.

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Tech’s department of music honors students, alumnus

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Music has announced the selection of its Alumnus of the Year and honor recital soloists.
For the Alumnus of the Year, the department has chosen Sean Carrier, who earned a bachelor of music education degree in 1994 and completed his master’s in educational leadership at Harding University.

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April 21st

Jerry Lee Woodard

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Jerry Lee Woodard, 70, was suddenly called home to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on the morning of April 19, 2016. He was born at home February 28, 1946 to Gracie Emily Cox Woodard and Wiley Lee Woodard.

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CVB MEETING

RUSTON LINCOLN CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
8:00 A.M. DECEMBER 17, 2015
RUSTON, LA
Minutes
Members Present: Richard Lewis, Chair
Gregg Phillips, Treasurer
James Ramsaur
Bill Hogan
Suzanne Douglas Green
Bradley Walker
Staff Present:
Travis Napper, President/CEO
Amanda Quimby, Marketing Director
Guests Present:
Jeff Parker
Members Absent: Claire Givens
Tiffany Baldwin
Dr. Dave Guerin
Call to Order
Mr. Lewis called the meeting to order at 8:08 a.m.
Invocation
Mr. Phillips presented the invocation.
Review of Mission Statement

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SEISMIC PUBLIC MEETING

Seismic Public Meeting Notice
To the Citizens and Landowners of JACKSON, LINCOLN, OUACHITA, UNION, Parish Louisiana,
Dawson Geophysical, on behalf of Seitel Data, LTD will be conducting seismic activity, using the shot hole and vibroseis methods, in the areas depicted on the map shown below.

**Chart in today's publication

There will be a public meeting located at (Lincoln Parish Library Events Center, starting at 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 4th, to answer any questions pertaining to this seismic survey.

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LONGSTRAW MEETING

The Board of Directors of Longstraw Union Church, Inc. announces a business meeting will be held on May 1, 2016, at Longstraw Baptist Church following its annual Memorial Day/Homecoming service. The service will begin at 10:30 am; dinner on the grounds will follow; then the business meeting will begin between 1:30 and 2:00 in the Fellowship Hall of Longstraw Baptist. The agenda will include voting for the coming year’s Board of Directors.
Submitted by the Board of Directors of Longstraw Union Church, Karen Boyd, Secretary/Treasurer.
2td: April 21 & 22, 2014

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Educating tomorrow’s leaders

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Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center hosted an event Wednesday aimed at educating youth on saving the environment.

More than 350 students participated in a environmental friendly education event.

The “Love Where You Live: Think Green Early” event brought LPECC students for an interactive experience to learn about how to recycle, have community pride and stay healthy, said Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful Coordinator Lindsay Gouedy.

In 2015, Gouedy collaborated with the Louisiana Tech University kinesiology department to create the interactive experience.

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