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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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02/27/2017
Four students and one faculty advisor from Louisiana Tech University’s Eco-Car team have won first place in the “Best Overall Team” category at a new event called “Hack-a-Truck,” sponsored by Shell...
02/27/2017
Grambling’s residents will have the opportunity to catch catfish and rainbow trout at the Grambling City Park within the next six months. The state Wildlife and Fisheries department will stock the...
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Lincoln Parish School Superintendent Mike Milstead, left, presents Ruston Junior High School seventh grader Jonathan Gunasekaran with a plaque for winning first place at the Lincoln Parish You Be...
02/25/2017
Saturday served as commencement for Louisiana Tech University’s 326 winter quarter graduates, and Ronny Walker, mayor of Ruston, served as the event’s keynote speaker. Walker focused on three words...
02/25/2017
After six years, Grambling residents will begin seeing the first stages of the Safe Routes to School project. The project was authorized by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development...
02/25/2017
Ruston is hoping to leverage its Louisiana cultural district designation to draw shoppers into the district and ultimately lure more out-of-town visitors. Among other things, the cultural district...
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02/25/2017
When Amanda Rahn was 7 years old, her father died in an accident. For a while, she was angry with God. “I was the only girl in my class who didn’t have a dad,” Rahn, now 29, said. But as she got...
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02/25/2017
International Women’s Day, observed on March 8, celebrates the social, cultural and political achievements of women. Yet, women continue to face many challenges. For one thing, women still encounter...
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02/25/2017
When it comes to investment planning and goal-setting, women often take a different approach than men — which can create both challenges and advantages. Many studies have suggested that, for example...
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02/25/2017
Question: My business is growing nicely, but I have no idea when I might want to retire. I just know I will one day. As long as I am confident in my capacity to grow my business, what else do I need...