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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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06/19/2013
The Ruston Fire Department received a call at 5:09 p.m. Tuesday in regards to a fire in the 2000 block of Belcara Drive. Public Education Officer Eric Brazzel said units arrived on the scene at 5:19...
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06/19/2013
The town of Dubach began the 2013-14 fiscal year with a list of annual housekeeping items at their meeting on Monday night including approving the year’s budget and appointing several individuals and...
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06/19/2013
With the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival this week, much attention has been focused on the Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber works throughout the year to help ensure the Peach Festival is...
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06/19/2013
The Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual City of Grambling Juneteenth Heritage Festival Health Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the City Hall and Recreation Center. Along with various...
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06/18/2013
The annual City of Grambling Juneteenth Heritage Festival is coming to an end. After nearly two weeks of family friendly events, which included food, workshops, banquets and more; the festival will...
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06/18/2013
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers are proposing eight new changes to the state constitution following their regular session, including new protections from steep budget cuts for certain health...
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06/18/2013
Grambling State University has been awarded a $1.7 million, five-year grant by the National Institutes of Health to provide graduate degree opportunities to under-represented honors students.
06/18/2013
This summer as library patrons are participating in the “Ground Breaking Reads” Adult Summer Reading Program, the library invites everyone to join them as they unearth ancient civilizations in their...
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06/17/2013
Mothers and fathers, start your children! Many area babies and toddlers will compete in their first race when the 30th Annual Peach Festival Diaper Derby revs up Saturday. During the festival...
06/17/2013
With a strained economy, business owners and trades people may branch out to accommodate other clients — specifically the government. However, navigating the murky waters of government contracts may...