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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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02/23/2015
At the Tuesday noon meeting of the Ruston Lions Club, the club was treated to a program by one of its own,  the Rev. Perry Lassiter. Lion Lassiter told the group about some of the continuing studies...
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02/23/2015
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Luker was a recent guest of the Ruston Lions Club. Luker is one of the  deputies who, is also an instructor for the Hunter Safety Program and shared with the...
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02/21/2015
The final donation total for this year’s St. Jude Radiothon stands at $84,584. When the broadcast went off the air, $83,395 had been collected, as shown in this “final tally” check prepared the last...
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02/21/2015
Myzelle Loyd “Aunt Myzie,” celebrated her 100th birthday on Thursday. She was born on Feb. 19, 1915. She celebrated 100 years at the home of Vickie Neal on Feb. 15 with nieces, nephews, great, great-...
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02/21/2015
Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Ruston, the ninth annual Earvin Ryland Youth Art Festival will display all of the art entries in the Lobby of the Community Trust Bank from Monday through Friday....
02/21/2015
The Department of Theatre at Louisiana Tech University is proud to announce the cast its final production of the 2014-15 school year, Neil Simon’s classic “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” directed by Ken...
02/21/2015
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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02/20/2015
The Sparta Ground Water Commission recently announced Linn Energy as the title sponsor of the 2015 Sparta Shoot.
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02/19/2015
The Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers all said they were fascinated by a demonstration at their group meeting on Jan. 31. Marion Young did a presentation that taught the youth group how to make Valentine...
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02/19/2015
Tryphosa Kirkham, of Ruston, celebrated her 100th birthday on Jan. 3 with a party given by family members at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.