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04/10/2015
With Earth Day coming up on April 22 and this week’s Think Green Early Event at the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center on Wednesday, I began to think about how important it is that we not only...
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04/09/2015
Three years ago, I had the pleasure of attending a journalism conference in Tennessee. During my trip to the conference, my professor, another student and I made a pit stop in Memphis, Tennessee. We...
Bergeron, Nancy 2014.jpg
04/08/2015
Back during the Cold War with the former Soviet Union, the escape plan for Barksdale Air Force Base was to beat a fast path to the Louisiana Tech University campus. Obviously, the giant B-52s of the...
Autrey, Terrie 2014.jpg
04/06/2015
A small boy arrives at DART’s shelter, angry and confused about the violence he has seen at home between his mother and his father. During Children’s Group, our child advocate and a student intern...
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04/06/2015
It really isn’t a funny situation, but a crucial one facing our state legislators as they move toward next week’s start of the legislative session. Under the worst-case scenario of Gov. Bobby Jindal’...
Darden, Jessica 2014.jpg
04/04/2015
It’s not every day you receive a panicked phone call alerting you that someone of importance will be in town in a few short hours. Well, that is what happened to me earlier this week. If you pick up...
Irby, Marna.jpg
04/04/2015
Well, here we are in the full blush of spring and it feels wonderful. Our pool here opened on Wednesday and new bathing suits are on display it seems at every store. They even have the more modest...
Slaughter, Jessica 2015.jpg
04/03/2015
Spring is finally here. The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is happy to announce that the Ruston Garden Club will be presenting Jolis Jardins, a Garden Tour, from 9:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. April 25....
Kelley, April.jpg
04/03/2015
On the way back from an interview Thursday, I had a craving for kombucha tea. Kombucha tea is a fermented drink made with sugar, tea, bacteria and yeast, that is said to boost the immune system. I...
Amaya, Derek.jpg
04/02/2015
I’m sure everyone in the town has heard the big announcement about the 2015 Louisiana Peach Festival. If not, here it is: Ruston is attempting to break the Guinness World Record for largest peach...