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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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01/05/2014
Money invested by city of Ruston employees who participate in a voluntary deferred compensation plan may be a little more secure if the board of aldermen approves moving the plan from a private...
01/05/2014
The board of aldermen for the village of Simsboro will hold their regular monthly meeting at 6:15 p.m. Monday in Simsboro Town Hall. After a call to order, the adoption of the agenda and approval of...
01/05/2014
Ruston and Lincoln Parish law enforcement officials have big plans in the works for 2014. Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said he has plans to improve services for residents and the sheriff’s...
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01/05/2014
Louisiana Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced Nov. 11, 2013, that Trevor Rowell with Rite Aid was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition...
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01/03/2014
There was so much excitement recently at the Cypress Springs school garden. When work’s to be done, one doesn’t usually think of children getting so excited. Cathy Judd, with the LSU AgCenter, said...
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01/03/2014
Residents should prepare now for a weekend blast of dry, arctic air that could drive temperatures into the teens by Sunday night, Lincoln Parish Director of Homeland Security Director Kip Franklin...
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01/03/2014
At 10:51 p.m. on Thursday, officers from the Ruston Police Department arrested one man who was hiding in a closet after allegedly assaulting his brother with a knife. According to the affidavit,...
01/02/2014
The board of aldermen for the village of Choudrant is set to meet at 7 p.m. Monday for their monthly meeting. On the agenda for the aldermen to discuss are a few general items as well as the review...
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01/02/2014
The construction of the Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex is moving along as scheduled in the new year. Located off Road Camp Road, the facility has been funded through monies from the state and...
01/02/2014
Area residents have until Jan. 24 to submit nominations for the Ruston Rotary Club’s annual Bill Best Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes a Lincoln Parish resident for outstanding contributions...