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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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12/23/2013
All residents who lost electricity during Saturday’s severe weather should have their power back on by day’s end, officials with local electric utilities said this morning. The National Weather...
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12/23/2013
Last week, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department teamed up with Walmart to give children a positive view of law enforcement during the holiday season. Shop with a Cop is a program during which...
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12/23/2013
Two local students received the chance to earn scholarships to go toward their future college expenses recently as they captured first place in an essay contest sponsored by the Parnell-Burt 3615...
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12/22/2013
Area residents should be up and running after Saturday afternoon’s severe weather. Widespread damage was caused throughout Lincoln Parish by high-speed winds. Josh Turner, who was driving north on...
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12/22/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested one man on charges of theft, and they are looking for any information on this man in regards to stolen property. According to the affidavit, on Dec. 11,...
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12/22/2013
Those looking for a spiritual experience to celebrate the Christmas holiday will have plenty of options across various denominations on Tuesday. Several churches are planning special, candlelight...
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12/22/2013
At 2 p.m. Wednesday many people gathered in front of Hibbett Sports, located in the Interstate 20 Shopping Center, to wait for the arrival of the Christmas Air Jordans. Taurus Davis, from Ruston,...
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12/20/2013
Area drivers are likely to encounter lane closures and orange caution cones along stretches of U.S. 167 north and south for some months to come. Louisiana’s Department of Transportation and...
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12/20/2013
Two Lincoln Parish residents remain in jail today on a list of drug charges including creation of a methamphetamine lab. Jamie Nicole Burton, 34, of Choudrant, and Christopher Charles Bell, 30, of...
12/20/2013
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling voted that volunteer firefighters will receive more pay in 2014, while charitable gaming seeking the 5 percent tax to be rescinded was tabled until the...