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December 16th

Locked up

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Man selected for parole under new law faces burglary charges

A Choudrant man who was selected for early parole and probation under Louisiana’s new Justice Reinvestment program has been arrested for burglarizing the same business that led to his 2014 conviction.

Jeffery Brian Davis, 47, of 4889 Hwy. 145, was arrested Thursday by Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s deputies and charged with simple criminal damage to property and simple burglary in connection with a break-in at Waterworks District No. 3.

The waterworks office is located on Highway 80 between Ruston and Choudrant.

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The true holiday blues

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W inter weather and Christmas cheer fills Lincoln Parish this month when families and friends will gather together to celebrate their respective holiday celebrations.
For some; however, the changing of the seasons, traditions and even marketing of potential gifts can bring a sense of sadness, or “holiday blues.”
Sharon Kilcoyne, clinical director of the Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home family counseling center, said the holiday season is a time of happiness for many people, but in many cases, this is a time where many unwanted feelings can consume individuals.

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Higher ed commissioner: ‘Let your voice be heard’

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Reach out to state legislatures to voice your opinion about public higher education institutes and the continued budget woes that colleges and universities face.
That was one of the messages state Board of Regents Commission of Higher Education Joseph Rallo brought Friday to an audience on the Louisiana Tech University campus.
“Each of you is a citizen — whether you’re an employee or a student,” Rallo said. “You
have the right to call and tell your legislator what you think about (higher education).”

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Head Start to resume classes Monday

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Classes are set to resume Monday for the 215 Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center students who were displaced in October when fire destroyed the center’s main building located on Oakdale Street.
The classes will be housed at Ruston’s Zion Traveler Baptist Church through the end of the current academic year.
“We’re looking forward to it,” Head Start Executive Director Clotill Smith said Friday about this week’s reopening. “Hopefully all children served at the time of the fire will be returning.”
Transportation will be provided, Smith said.

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No celebration for G-Men

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The look on his face said it all as Grambling State football coach Broderick Fobbs watched his Tigers fall 21-14 to North Carolina A&T Saturday in the Celebration Bowl in Atlanta.

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Best Western holds ribbon cutting

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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening celebration of Best Western PLUS Ruston hotel, located at 1011 Willow Glen Blvd. Owners are John and Kevin Patel and the general manager is Carlyn Harbour.

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Triple Crown subdivision opens

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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Rhodes Properties and Development in their new subdivision Triple Crown. Triple Crown Subdivision is located 5 miles from downtown Ruston on Stable Road. The 30-acre property includes 85 lots ranging from $35,500 to $47,500 and is located in Choudrant School District.

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Mom and Mother Nature good forecasters

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A big snowstorm in Baton Rouge? What? How the heck did that happen when folks in north Louisiana didn’t see a flake? Why couldn’t we up this way at least see a few flakes falling? The weather system was set up perfectly for moisture and cold temperatures meeting up down south at the right time while up here, all we got was cold temperatures and photos flooding the internet of snow men from our friends as far south as Terrebonne Parish.

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Rocky Valley MBC donates to Paul E. Slaton Head Start

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SIMSBORO — Rocky Valley MBC Of Simsboro stepped in to help the Paul E. Slaton Head Start that was destroyed by a fire in October by donating money to assist the school.
Pastor Calvin R. Youngbrought the idea to his Bible study, as a way to give back during this season of giving.
“I was delighted that our Bible Study class and the church was delighted to give,” Young said. “It made me feel good with our Church. We’re willing to help, and that’s what the church is for — to help people.”
Young said he was excited that the funds would be put to good use.

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4 Paws Dog of the Week

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Meet Duke. His owners moved and left him behind. His next-door neighbor ended up taking care of him until they got the sheriff to allow them to take the dog to 4 Paws Rescue. Now he’s looking for a good home. He’s sweet, loves to smile, is housebroken and is looking for a new home to call his own. Go see him at 4 Paws Rescue, located at 290 Rodeo Road. Their hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. They are closed Sunday and open by appointment only on Monday. Call 251-3647 for more information.

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