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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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03/22/2014
This dunk by Michael Kyser accounted for the final points Saturday as Louisiana Tech defeated the University of Georgia 79-71 in second round action of the National Invitational Tournament in Athens...
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03/22/2014
Louisiana legislators combating the implementation of Common Core may get their wish earlier than expected. Originally, a national Common Core standardized test was supposed to have been implemented...
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03/22/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of stories about women fulfilling nontraditional roles in honor of Women’s History Month. Third Judicial District Judge Cynthia Woodard stays on call...
03/22/2014
Teens who find themselves at home during spring break bored and looking for something to do can celebrate diversity and civil rights next week at the Lincoln Parish Library. There will be an...
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03/22/2014
They have dusted off their running, jumping and throwing shoes and are ready to go as the 2014 track stars. The Lady Bearkit team is made up of Lamiracle Garner, Alexius Austin, Aislyn Coyne, Oneke...
03/22/2014
Cedar Creek School has revealed the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. All A’s Fourth grade: Braden Cannon, Zoe Graham, Will Harris,...
03/22/2014
I.A. Lewis School has released the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. Principal’s List All A’s Kathryn Apelgren, Zachary Atkison, Ashton...
03/22/2014
Ruston Elementary School has released the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the fourth six-week grading period. Principal’s List Third grade: Asa Boyce, Johnathan Brantley, R...
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03/21/2014
A 33-year-old female has been pronounced dead after being struck by a train in downtown Ruston. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Thursday, officers with the Ruston Police Department received a report of a...
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03/21/2014
Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines and two of its quartets will present a free concert during Friends and Family Night at Ruston’s Dixie Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Thursday. The event is...