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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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01/02/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce will host Kathy Wyatt on Jan. 10 as part of their upcoming Business Buffet series. Ivana Flowers, communication and special events coordinator for the chamber,...
01/01/2014
Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish has been awarded Low Income Home Energy Assistance funds to help families with burden of high utility costs. H.E.L.P. will begin scheduling appointments and...
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01/01/2014
One thing Lincoln Parish is familiar with is helping those in need. A Lincoln Parish resident, Terry King, decided to help one man who is taking three months out of his life for a Pretty Big Run...
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01/01/2014
Local residents and community leaders have resolved to make 2014 a better year. Chief Donnie L. Watson of the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 is focused on his job for the new year. “(I resolve)...
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01/01/2014
The desire to make the holidays perfect unfortunately results in some people overextending themselves financially. For some, this is just one more stone in their mountain of debt. Many people will...
01/01/2014
Advance tickets to Ag Expo 2014 will save adults $2 each. General admission at the door for Ag Expo will be $7 for adults; advance tickets are $5 each. Children under 6 are admitted free. Advance...
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12/31/2013
LAW ENFORCEMENT Ruston makes international news Lincoln Parish became the subject of international news earlier this year when 3-year-old Max Shatto, an adopted Russian boy, died unexpectedly in...
12/31/2013
CALHOUN, La. (AP) — Authorities say a cattleman and farmer from Calhoun was killed in a four-wheeler accident on his ranch. Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Maj. Mike Moore told The News-Star deputies...
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12/30/2013
A man is dead after a series of violent events that reportedly culminated in an officer involved shooting. According to a press release, at midnight Sunday, the Ruston Police Department responded to...
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12/30/2013
Sharon Ohler, of Versailles, Ky., pictured right, trotted her horse And He’s Gold around the track Saturday during the Western Pleasure class.