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It’s not everyday that a 14-year-old owns their own business, but Dakota Carpenter, of Choudrant, does. Dakota will begin 10th grade at Darbonne Woods Charter School in the fall, but for now, she is focused on her business — Agua Plantas. She was able to create her business through the help of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy. YEA! is a program of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. “My mom works at the Chamber and last year they did it and I thought it was cool,” Dakota said. “So this year my mom encouraged me to do it, so I did.” She didn’t really have a business in mind when she started...

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05/17/2017
The lack of cold weather may have hampered the local peach crop, but it gave a jumpstart to blueberries. “Here we are in the middle of May and the berries are ready,” Robert Alexander, owner of Pop’s...
05/16/2017
For the second straight year, Lincoln Parish elementary students participated in selecting books for the 2017 International Literacy Association’s Children’s Choices reading lists. Academic...
05/15/2017
The Louisiana Tech University Aerospace Engineering Club recently launched Harley II, the second in a series of high-altitude weather balloons launched by the club, which reached a height of...
05/15/2017
Lincoln Parish kindergarten through sixth grade public school students will go home with new books to read for the summer. Lincoln Parish schools Academic Intervention Coordinator Lisa Mangum said...
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05/13/2017
For the eighth year, Lincoln ACHIEVE and The Rawle Enterprise Center at Louisiana Tech University collaborated to present its Art Without Walls exhibit. An outgrowth of the AC/DC Art Project, the...
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05/13/2017
During the recent New Tech @ Ruston Senior Celebration, Logan Goree and Lara Schales were named recipients of the 2017 Tom and Cathi Cox Boniol New Tech Scholarship. Jo Ann Dauzat, Louisiana Tech...
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05/13/2017
Grambling State University’s hundreds of graduates got a double dose of encouragement to support their alma mater. Thurgood Marshall College Fund President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor Jr. and Grambling...
05/13/2017
Ruston’s second annual Ride Ruston Bike Week begins Monday with a short, early morning breakfast ride from The Bridge Community Church, located 2301 North Trenton St., to City Hall. The event begins...
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05/13/2017
It’s been a winning weekend for Lincoln Parish sports fans as both the Louisiana Tech softball team (pictured left) and the Choudrant High School baseball team (pictured right) claimed championships...
05/12/2017
Ever thought about digging up family roots but don’t know where to get started? Beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday residents may be able to get some help with their family trees in the Lincoln Community...