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School has ended for the summer, but that doesn’t mean that learning has to end, too. Bricks 4 Kidz, an educational organization that helps children learn through the use of LEGO bricks, will have several camps this summer stationed at the Idea Place on the campus of Louisiana Tech University. Sarah Wages, owner and director of Bricks 4 Kidz in Ruston, West Monroe and Monroe, said each camp will help children learn about different educational concepts. “Bricks 4 Kidz provides children from preschool to middle school fun and educational opportunities to learn science, technology, engineering,...

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05/24/2016
Six Lincoln Parish elementary schools librarians met Friday to review the inaugural year of the Children’s Choices program. Amy Vessel, Louisiana Tech University associate professor of curriculum,...
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05/24/2016
Louisiana Tech University closed out its spring quarter Saturday with keynote speaker John Hofmeister, founder and chief executive for Citizens for Affordable Energy and former president of Shell Oil...
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05/23/2016
Grambling State University’s College of Business maintained its business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the longest serving global accrediting body for...
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05/23/2016
Area residents across North Louisiana gathered at Interstate 20 overpasses to show their support for motorcyclists that were participating in Run for the Wall. Run for the Wall’s mission is to...
05/23/2016
She is famed as being able to make music with anything in front of her, and at 6 p.m. May 31, Lady Chops — Elizabeth Vidos— will show residents her talent at the Lincoln Parish Library. During her...
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05/23/2016
The Lincoln Parish School Board recognized the Lincoln Health Foundation for its work in the community recently at the foundation’s annual public meeting. The Lincoln Health Foundation is a nonprofit...
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05/21/2016
From left, Ruston Elementary School third graders Malachi Batiste, 9, Teion Jackson, 9, Branasia Harris, 9, and Kenija Pastor, 9, begin to clean up their classroom for the end of the school year...
05/21/2016
The Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission wants area lawmakers to oppose any move to consolidate all local sales tax collection on the state level. The commission sent a resolution to...
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05/21/2016
Editor’s note: This is the third in a series on the ongoing construction of Lincoln Parish schools. Construction on the 11,000 square foot building at I.A. Lewis includes nine full-sized classrooms,...
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05/21/2016
Zoie Holstead cinched the strap of her bicycle helmet a little tighter under her chin, glanced at the wide, pink directional arrows chalked on the concrete and took off. Between the orange cones, in...