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Ruston’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4742 is warning area residents of a scam it has learned of that has been occurring across Ruston in recent months. VFW Post 4742 Commander J.D. Harper said he was reminded of the scam over the weekend as he was attending a state VFW meeting in Baton Rouge. “My wife called and said that there was a man at an interstate exit ramp red light saying that he was collecting money for the local VFW post,” Harper said. “He was asked if he knew J.D. Harper and he just looked at her funny, like ‘who is that and why are you asking?’ “I’ve heard about this happening...

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Operation Round Up is a community service program that gives Claiborne Electric members the option to allow their bills to be rounded up to the next whole dollar. The difference in the actual bill...
05/16/2014
The Louisiana Purchase Council, Boy Scouts of America is hosting the Kay Shipp Invitational Trail Ride at 1 p.m. Saturday at Camp T. L. James. Dinner will be served at about 5 p.m. The ride is to...
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05/16/2014
Anita Pumphrey, instructor of human ecology in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Applied and Natural Sciences, has been elected to a two-year term as secretary on the Child Life Council’s Board...
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05/15/2014
History teacher at A.E. Phillips Lab School Kristina Kaasab said she is grateful for the opportunity her students were able to experience last week as they toured Washington D.C. “We took the trip so...
05/15/2014
Local members of the North Central chapter of American Bikers Active Toward Education are celebrating Armed Forces Day by holding a Dice Run to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Registration for...
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05/15/2014
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s award winning musical “The Sound of Music” will be at The Dixie Center for the Arts at 10 a.m. Saturday and 6:30 p....
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05/15/2014
Top left: Cedar Creek geometry teacher Marilyn Hyams, left, Buddy Ball representative Edwin Davis and Cedar Creek Head of School Andrew Yepson. Top right: Winners of the Cedar Creek Quilt Project to...
05/15/2014
• Cedar Creek recently inducted its newest members into its National Junior Honor Society recently. More than just an honor roll, NJHS recognizes outstanding middle level students. They also serve to...
05/15/2014
Lincoln Parish
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05/14/2014
There were many items discussed during committee meetings and the regular session held by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Tuesday. The Public Property and Buildings Committee met first at 5:45 p.m. to...