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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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05/08/2014
The Department of Math and Computer Science at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts hosted its 15th annual mathematics completion April 15. The contest consisted of individual and team...
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05/08/2014
May is here and our 2013-14 school year is quickly coming to an end.  We have absolutely had a tremendous year! Our 3- and 4-year-old classes had a spectacular time at the zoo. We loved visiting the...
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05/08/2014
Top left: We are very proud of our students, our staff and our community and business partners who helped us win the district grand prize in the Go Green Awards. Our students led a major recycling...
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05/08/2014
The Lincoln Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of its annual Middle Grades Student of the Year Awards. Each student was honored at the May 2 luncheon and presented an award of achievement...
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05/07/2014
Humor is something that allows a person to cope with certain aspects of their lives. Ninety-year-old Ralph Tinsley has used humor as his tool to remembering his time in World War II. Originally from...
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05/07/2014
Last year was a record-setting year for tourism in Louisiana, Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne told a group of Lincoln Parish business and tourism leaders Tuesday. Dardenne was in Ruston as part of a four-day...
05/07/2014
The Simsboro Board of Aldermen met Monday night to discuss the introduction of the 2014-15 budget and pay bills. Simsboro Mayor Willie Hendricks was absent and Mayor Pro Tem Pam Durrett stood in his...
05/07/2014
The Choudrant Volunteer Firemen’s Association group will now have a little help from the Village of Choudrant with clerical duties. During the May meeting on Monday night, the board of aldermen...
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05/07/2014
Local schools have donated money to Blue Jeans for Babies, a March of Dimes fundraiser. The grand total contributed to the March of Dimes Blue Jeans for Babies campaign for 2014 was $3,388.87. The...
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05/06/2014
Five-year-old Hayden Norman, of Quitman, tried his hand at the bug jump game, where children hammered a lever to try and propel a plastic insect through a target board during Calvary Baptist Church’...