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A mass choir from churches in Ruston and Farmerville will perform a benefit gospel concert for the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center and Lincoln Total Community Action Agency at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. Funds raised from the event will help Head Start get re-established in the wake of a fire that destroyed the center’s main building on Oakdale Street in October, choir director Derik Slaton said. Donations are already being collected, he said. Head Start is a primarily federally funded program for pre-schoolers from mostly low-income families. The city of...

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As a response to the mandates and expectations set by the state in education through the Jump Start program, the Lincoln Parish school district transformed New Tech@Ruston into New Tech Academies, a...
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Lincoln Parish residents have the opportunity to help raise funds and gather food for Christian Community Action while also receiving soup and dessert during the annual Soup for the Soul event. Soup...
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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for new member IFun Family Fun Center arcade and laser tag facility. Owner/operators are Etan Gipson, Ekara Mendenhall and...
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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards recently announced his appointments to several Louisiana boards and commissions. One of those appointments included Ruston resident Casey L. Morace. Morace is...
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Three classes had a wonderful time hearing stories, decorating pumpkins and playing in the hay at the First United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch in West Monroe. Top left: Liam Newsom, Austin Carrico...
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All A’s Fourth grade: Avery Bourn, Selah Bryan, Macklin Conroy, Kate Harris, Alyssa Langiulli, Catherine McAdams, Carter Perry, Emma Phillips, April Potter, Tyler Roller, Owen Sun and Rubye Ann...
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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for new member Freedom13 Ministries. Freedom13 Ministries’ mission is to promote sexual integrity with an emphasis on the...
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Judi Null, Ruston Artisans gallery director, looks over the first exhibit to open in the new space — ‘Wildlife and My Life.’ The exhibit is a look at Box Leangsuksun’s work from his experiences...
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HODGE — The WestRock Company will make a number of improvements at its containerboard paper mill in Hodge over the next five years, all of which are designed to maintain the mill’s competitiveness...
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Last month, more than 110 dogs and 30 cats were sent on their way to San Diego as part of the biggest transportation of shelter animals seen in North Louisiana. Two Rescue Express buses left 4 Paws...