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Approximately 86 local businesses will partner with 20 Lincoln Parish schools to help with community outreach programs through the 2016-17 school year. The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE collaboration celebrated the programs ninth year with a kick-off event and luncheon Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center. Melanie Colvin, Lincoln Preparatory School assistant director, said the program helps in a number of ways including helping fund several scheduled events at the school such as teacher appreciation day, incentive activities and parent-teacher conferences. “We...

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11/19/2013
Once upon a time, Louisiana Tech University ruled the world of women’s basketball. Wouldn’t it be nice to see that storybook dream come true again? Lady Techsters basketball fans will get that chance...
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11/18/2013
Residents of Lincoln Parish now have unique venues for their weddings almost all year round — barns. Charlotte Naff, manager of Shenandoah Stables Productions in Vienna, said this business began by...
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11/18/2013
Local Boy and Cub Scouts collected an estimated 8,000 pounds of food for Christian Community Action and residents are still able to donate if they missed the scouts. Charlotte Hood, pack advancement...
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11/18/2013
Residents can work off those holiday pounds with one of Bulldawg Nutrition’s many fitness options that are open to the public. Those interested can get a jump-start on their fitness with their six-...
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11/18/2013
On Saturday, local elementary school students attended a jump rope workshop at A.E. Phillips, which was taught by The Heart Throbbers Team and The High Velocity Team, jump rope teams from Texas....
11/17/2013
Ruston School District voters said “yes” Saturday to a $21 million public school improvements project. Complete but unofficial returns show 68 percent of voters voted for the millage extension that...
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11/17/2013
Lincoln Parish voters mirrored the rest of Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District in electing political newcomer Vance McAllister as their next congressman. Complete but unofficial returns from...
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11/17/2013
Pictured above are members of the Junior Auxiliary at their annual jambalaya and bake sale Saturday. Funds raised during this event go to help cover costs on the following projects: the Christmas...
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11/17/2013
Louisiana Tech University added 304 new alumni Saturday during the fall commencement ceremonies at the Thomas Assembly Center. The graduates also learned valuable life experiences from keynote...
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11/17/2013
First Baptist Church of Ruston will serve its traditional Thanksgiving meal “To Ruston with Love” to area citizens at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Ruston Civic Center, located at 401 N. Trenton Street....