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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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10/03/2013
Louisiana has plenty of money but doesn’t spend it wisely, state Treasurer John Kennedy said Wednesday. Debunking often-heard political claims that the state is short on funds, Kennedy said Louisiana...
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10/03/2013
Delve into the world of good versus evil, with the Ruston Community’s production of “Angel in the Pawnshop.” The Dixie Center for the Arts will host the production, which is set to take the stage at...
10/03/2013
Early voting in this month’s special election to fill former Rep. Rodney Alexander’s 5th Congressional District seat begins Saturday, but local political watchers say the contest hasn’t stirred much...
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10/03/2013
Otis Gilley, Clarke Williams/CenturyTel Endowed Professor and Head of the Department of Economics and Finance at Louisiana Tech University, said the need for economic and financial literacy has never...
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10/03/2013
Devon Energy continued it partnership with I. A. Lewis School by kicking off the 2013-14 year with a $2,000 check to help fund projects on the school’s Adopt-A-School Wish List. This will enable IAL...
10/03/2013
When individuals are released from a hospital, often times, they are not 100 percent back to their functioning selves and require assistance from health care professionals. While most would prefer...
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10/03/2013
With fall upon us, West Monroe based Ready Decks is encouraging residents to consider a screen porch for their needs. Screened porches provide homeowners with all the enjoyment of the outdoors while...
10/02/2013
Local law enforcement reported that Dekedrick Dontez Mardis turned himself in this morning. The suspect surrendered himself to law enforcement. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office thanks residents...
10/02/2013
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Housing Authority for the City of Ruston, alleging it has engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against...
10/02/2013
oln Parish could be home to a charter school in 2014, if the charter application submitted late last week to the Lincoln Parish School Board is approved. Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell informed...