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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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12/20/2013
Local artists Loretta Owens teamed with long-time friend Gwendolyn Reasoner to illustrate a new children’s book. “Gwen had a dream about this book,” Owens said. “God had came to her and told her she...
12/20/2013
At the Lincoln Parish Detention Center’s monthly meeting on Thursday, Jim Tuten, warden, told the Board of Commissioners that the portable building they approved to purchase from Hico Elementary will...
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12/19/2013
Leader photos by NANCY BERGERON Goats, dogs and shepherds of all sizes gathered around the manger Sunday night as part of the “Good News Christmas Village” live nativity presented by the Junior Bible...
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12/19/2013
An audit report came from the Louisiana Legislative Auditors Monday that said because of a lack of control over their finances in multiple areas — namely the athletic department — $50,891 was stolen...
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12/19/2013
For the first time since 2008, the Lincoln Parish Detention Center is running with a month-to-month profit thanks to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Jim Tuten, the warden for the LPDC. Skip...
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12/19/2013
Ruston Elementary is proud to say that Mrs. Tammy Schales is our 2013-14 teacher of the year. We are so proud of her and all that she does for our school. Third-grade news November and December...
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12/19/2013
Bethel Christian School held the senior and junior Beta Club candle light induction ceremony on Dec. 11 under the direction of our Beta Club Sponsor Judith Beavers. Twenty-five senior members and 18...
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12/18/2013
On Saturday, the United States Marine Corps finished up their Toys for Tots drive, which began Nov. 20. Anthony Shoemake, Toys for Tots coordinator for the Marines, said Ruston did a great job in...
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12/18/2013
Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Interim President Judy Copeland has been named president. In May 2013 past president Scott Terry resigned and Copeland, who had been the office manager since 2005...
12/18/2013
As discussed at the Dec. 5 Grambling City Council Meeting, a special called meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. This meeting has been called for the purpose of hearing public comments on...