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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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01/22/2014
From playing with the hard rocking Los Angeles band Hydrovibe to touring as guitarist for singer/songwriter Schuyler Fisk and her mother Sissy Spacek, Ruston native Mat Dauzat has always loved a wide...
01/22/2014
The board of aldermen for the town of Dubach met in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Dubach Town Hall. Once the meeting was called to order the aldermen approved the agenda, read the...
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01/22/2014
The Tri-State Rodeo Association held a membership drive Saturday at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center. Events for the night included everything from barrel racing to bull riding and team roping.
01/22/2014
An altercation at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center resulted in an already incarcerated man having another charge added to his rap sheet. At approximately 5:23 p.m. Jan. 13 Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s...
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01/21/2014
If the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of equality is to be realized, people are going have to learn how to get along with each other, and disagree without being disagreeable, Steve Birdine...
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01/21/2014
A light pole at the corner of Trenton Street and Alabama Avenue is broken after reportedly being struck by an 18-wheeler. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer for the Ruston Police...
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01/21/2014
Alana Belton brought a message of hope to the students of Grambling State University as she spoke at a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Monday. “It’s not enough for us to keep dreaming, we have...
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01/20/2014
The 2014 Annual Freedom Fund Banquet for the Lincoln Parish Branch of the NAACP was held Saturday night at Mt. Harmony Baptist Church. Guest speaker for the event was Lincoln Parish Assistant...
01/20/2014
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University campus ministries and the Favrot Student Union Board will host a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at 5 p.m. today. Main speaker Alana Belton is a prominent...
01/20/2014
After responding to six woods and grass fires, two of which burned more than 30 acres, the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 has issued a burn ban. Capt. Dustin St. Andre said after responding to...