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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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05/04/2016
The Lincoln Parish School Board soon may see an end to a decades old desegregation case. Information about the case could possibly reach the media within the next few weeks, parish schools...
05/04/2016
Lincoln and Union Parishes will begin a community mentor program that teaches universal principles of scripture to at-risk students toward a life of purpose. Teach One to Lead One will take at-risk...
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05/04/2016
I.A. Lewis sixth grader Roselyn Benenett, 12, is pictured with her artwork “Riverbank at Sunset” for the Art Without Walls exhibit at the Rawle Enterprise Center on Louisiana Tech University’s campus...
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05/04/2016
Following 11 years of research, a new book titled “The History of the Louisiana Peach Festival & Pageant” book will be available online beginning Monday. Author Linda Sivils said copies of the...
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05/03/2016
The long-awaited Tarbutton Road project should be a step closer to going out for bids today. Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday approved what officials hope is the final supplemental agreement with...
05/03/2016
Simsboro Mayor Sybil Smalling-Foster introduced a tax proposition of a 1.25 percent sales tax to aldermen during the city council  meeting Monday evening. A public meeting of the Board of Aldermen of...
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05/03/2016
It’s been decades since Sue Metcalf worked on her parent’s farm in Richland Parish. But not much has changed for the Choudrant resident. She still gardens, just in a different capacity these days. “A...
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05/03/2016
The rape of a 17-year-old girl at the Union Parish Detention Center is still being investigated. Union Parish Sheriff Dusty Gates said Monday the investigation into the rape of the female inmate at...
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05/02/2016
The rainy weather held off long enough on Sunday to allow many community members to venture out to Lincoln Parish Park for the annual Picnic in the Park event. Pictured above are Gamma Chis painting...
05/02/2016
Of the 52 weekends of the year, the North Louisiana Exhibition Center has already booked 40 of them — with three-day shows accounting for seven. “A lot of people don’t know that this facility exists...