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YEA! is a program that takes students between the ages of 11-18 through the process of starting and launching a real business or social movement over the course of an academic year. By the end of the class, students own and operate fully-formed and functioning businesses, which may be carried on after their graduation from the program. YEA! aims to teach students at an early age how to make a job, not just take a job. “We are so thrilled and currently preparing for year two of #YEALincoln,” said Judy Copeland, Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce president. “It was incredible to watch the...

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12/17/2014
The Junior Auxiliary of Ruston is currently accepting nominations for the Betty Robbins Volunteer of the Year Award. This annual award is presented to a Lincoln Parish resident who has made a...
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12/16/2014
During Ruston High School Homecoming activities, the class of 1954 celebrated their 60th reunion.
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12/16/2014
On Saturday, The Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers and Lake Claiborne State Park will hold “Christmas in the Park — A Family Fun Day.” Enjoy the day at the park with activities beginning at 2:30 p.m....
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12/15/2014
Makailyn Borden was one of many children who visited with Santa on Saturday at Ruston Florist and Boutique. Santa was spotted across the city on Saturday asking children what they want for Christmas...
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12/15/2014
Visitors to the Ruston Toy Run on Saturday brought donations of both toys and food. Pictured above is Cathi Cox-Boniol, Lincoln ACHIEVE coordinator, with toys donated at the event. Pictured below is...
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12/15/2014
Sugar Baby was brought to 4 PAWS starving and covered with bites and scratches. She was shy and afraid of everyone. In just a couple of days, she became sweet and loving, and she has now filled out. ...
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12/15/2014
November is a thankful time. The Caney Lake Good Sammers were thankful that hosts Carolyn and Hubert Estes and Nancy and Hubert Tolman invited them to come to the Thomas Lingo Community Center in Oak...
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12/12/2014
Adina Miller took top honors at the Union Arts Council’s Competitive Art Exhibition held Dec. 6 at Claiborne Electric in Farmerville. Louisiana Tech University art professor Peter Jones, judge for...
12/12/2014
Former Ruston resident Deborah Holliman has been nominated for the International Reading Association’s Nila Banton Smith award. Holliman, former literacy coordinator for Lincoln Parish schools, is...
12/12/2014
Temple Baptist Church is already gearing up for the annual Women’s Refreshment and Renewal Conference in 2015 with the focus for the event to be on relationships. Steve and Debbie Wilson, of Marriage...