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September 29th

MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream and Treatery full of flavor

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Known for serving award winning ice cream, MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream and Treatery will have new items available in the fall, including Halloween themed ice cream cupcakes and cakes.

MaggieMoo’s prepares their ice cream and waffle cones in the store daily, and serves them with a wide assortment of mix ins. They recently started carrying low-fat yogurt and fat-free sorbet. Seasonal flavors Pumpkin Pie, Peppermint Stick and Egg Nog will be ready in October, and make good holiday cupcake flavors.

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Roberts Hearing Clinic offers special treatment

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Roberts Hearing Clinic of Ruston specializes in the treatment of tinnitus and fittings for custom hearing devices. Dr. Terry Roberts, Au.D., is an audiologist and a 1978 graduate of Louisiana Tech University.
Dr. Roberts’ clinic performs diagnostic testing to identify tinnitus and rehabilitates patients using treatments such as music therapy and frequency regulation.
Tinnitus is most commonly identified as a ringing in the ear. Research shows that about 20 million people are bothered by the symptoms related to tinnitus.

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Students stay busy with activities at school

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See you at the pole
Bethel Christian students, faculty and families gathered Wednesday at their flagpole for the annual “See You At the Pole” event to pray for their school, community and country. Not only does the school begin each day with the Pledge of Allegiance and pledges to the Bible and Christian flag, but the school also engages in daily prayer time. This practice is expanded upon in daily Bible classes and weekly chapel services. All students as young as those in the Pre-K2 program memorize Bible verses along with their scripture locations.

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Parents attend open house, learn what goes on at school

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What a great start to the 2011-12 school year. All of our students have settled into the school routine. We have had our Open House nights with an overwhelming response. Thank you to all of the parents and grandparents who attended. The classes with the most participation from parents were treated to a pizza party. The winning classes were Mrs. Richardson, Mrs. Colvin and Mrs. Cramer. Congratulations and thank you to the parents who showed up to Open House.

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September 28th

Escapee caught

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An escapee from the Lincoln Parish Detention Center experienced less than 24 hours of freedom before he was back in custody.
Moses Marcell Cooper, age 24, escaped the detention center sometime between midnight and 5 a.m. Wednesday. Around 3 p.m. Wednesday, Cooper was reportedly located staying at the residence of an acquaintance in the southern region of Monroe after police received information about his whereabouts.

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Founder’s Day

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Alumnus speaker recalls experiences
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In a packed T.H. Harris Auditorium, Grambling State University faculty, staff, students, alumni and even future Tigers gathered to honor the college and its history Wednesday morning at the Founder’s Day Convocation as part of the university’s Founder’s Week.
The week honoring the university’s 110 years of existence started off Monday with an opening ceremony, and continued Tuesday at the annual convocation in which GSU alumnus and pastor of Galilee Baptist Church in Shreveport the Rev. E. Edward Jones was the guest speaker.

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Jones seeks PJ seat

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Elliot Gerard Jones has announced his candidacy for Lincoln Parish Police Jury in District 2 for the Oct. 22 elections. As a native of Grambling and a 2000 honor graduate of Grambling State University, Jones said he is thoroughly aware of the critical issues that face the district.
“My career as a banker and a home builder has allowed me the opportunity to work with operating budgets and fund appropriations,” Jones said. “I also understand the importance of improving and expanding our infrastructure, enlarging and overlaying our streets and improving drainage in our flood areas.”

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Tech visual arts center to be named for F. Jay Taylor

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Louisiana Tech University will honor the memory of F. Jay Taylor on Saturday by naming the campus’ visual arts building for the former Tech president during a ceremony scheduled for 10:30 a.m.
The facility, to be known as the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center, is home to Louisiana Tech’s School of Art and is located on Mayfield Street on the Tech campus, just west of A.E. Phillips Laboratory School.
The ceremony is open to the public.

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CCA in need of food donations

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There are thousands of families in Lincoln Parish who receive food distributions from Christian Community Action.
Unfortunately, the nonprofit organization has a very low supply of food right now due to a higher than normal number of distributions over the summer.
Hence, CCA Director Stephanie Griffin is appealing to the community to step forward and donate canned goods and other nonperishable foods.

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Armed robbery suspect arrested on warrants

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A Grambling man wanted in connection with an armed robbery that happened in early August was arrested by the Ruston Police Department Tuesday evening.
Ruben Bridges, 29, 290 Dunn Road, was picked up by the RPD on a warrant for armed robbery with a gun through the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, and he is currently in custody at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center.
LPSO spokesman Stephen Williams said the warrant stems from an incident in early August in which Bridges and Quinton LeBlanc, 25, 2607 Kavanaugh Road, allegedly pulled a gun on a couple and stole cash and a car from them.

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