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Nine months ago, when the Rev. Ryan Ford was named director of the United Methodist Wesley Foundation campus ministry at Louisiana Tech University, he brought with him the hope that someday the ministry could make small-scale and sustainable farming part of its discipleship. Ford never imagined it would happen so soon. Three weeks ago, the Wesley Foundation entered into partnership with the city of Ruston on a community gardening project that supporters say can help revitalize part of the city, produce healthy food, be educational and bear witness to God’s kingdom. Ruston’s Board of Aldermen...

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03/14/2017
He has performed at the Lincoln Parish Library as a soloist several times with a wide variety of classical literature. Now, Richard Dowling returns to share his passion for the music of Scott Joplin...
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03/14/2017
A Grambling man faces possession of heroin charges after a traffic stop for a signal violation turned up drugs in his vehicle. Herman Bernard Jackson, 30, of 590 Mt. Olive Road in Grambling, was...
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03/13/2017
The United Way of Northeast Louisiana recently announced its 2017 Community Listening Tour. “The purpose of the Community Listening Tour is to gather a broad range of perspectives and combine this...
03/13/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will hear from residents during the public hearing on housing and community development needs of the parish at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse House....
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03/13/2017
The award-winning 2016-17 Ruston High School Bearcat Motorsport team is beginning the final steps in their Eco Cars for the 2017 Shell Eco-marathon Americas competition. The team will compete in two...
03/11/2017
About 30 government and community leaders gathered Friday at Ruston’s Historic Fire Station to fight littering. The event, cut short because of inclement weather, was one of 27 simultaneous rallies...
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03/11/2017
Art comes from the heart, and in the case of Linda Dwyer it also comes from the soul. Dwyer began painting in September 2016 after a visit to New Orleans. “While visiting art galleries in New Orleans...
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03/11/2017
Clockmaker Joe Richards, of Whitehouse, Texas, works on the movements of the iconic Ruston State Bank clock downtown in effort to get the clock running again. Richards was helping his brother and...
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03/11/2017
In 2013, the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana received a state formula AmeriCorps grant out of the Office of Louisiana Volunteerism. The club was chosen because of the good they do in...
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03/11/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Ruston Apothecare on Dec. 8. Ruston Apothecare pharmacy, owned by Heather Furr, offers delivery and drive through services...