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December 22nd

A closer look at Newtown

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I sincerely wish each and every one of you a most blessed and Merry Christmas and a safe and happy holiday season.
As I wish this to you, I do write with a heavy heart. I know many of you feel the same thing. We all try to meaningfully and effectively say “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays.” Yet how can these words have any current meaning in Newtown, Conn.?

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CVB launches incentive program to facilitate tourism

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Local residents can help support tourism in Lincoln Parish through a new incentive program created by the Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau called “TAP” into Lincoln Parish.
The Travel Ambassador Program (TAP) seeks to get local residents in Lincoln Parish involved in helping to attract more meetings and conferences to the area by providing the CVB with personal contacts that could lead to meetings or conferences being booked in Lincoln Parish.

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Alma J. Brown Honor Roll

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Alma J. Brown Elementary Laboratory School has released the names of the students who achieved honor roll status for the second six-weeks reporting period.
Students are listed by academic achievement (minimum 3.0 grade point average) and grade level.
Principal’s List — 4.0 GPA
First grade — Landon Carter, Cheyenne Deloney, Dekota Deloney, Jazlyn Ferguson, Kimberly Gardner, Kyla Garrison, Shedreana Green, Toussaint Hartfield-Dyels, Joshua Jackson, Macie Jason, Jekayah Johnson, Dajon King and Asijah Wright

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JA’s, Santa visit Glen View, Hillcrest kindergartners

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On Dec. 13 and 17 kindergartners who attend Glenview and Hillcrest Elementary got a special Christmas treat. Junior Auxiliary of Ruston members visited the students and read a book about Christmas. Students were then surprised with a visit from Santa Claus who gave each child a candy cane and a gift of three books. The children were so excited to see Santa Claus, but this project introduces the children to the joys of reading at a young age.
For more information, or to make a donation to JA of Ruston, visit its website at www.jaofruston.org or call Lana Bullock at 607-7295.

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Facing divorce? Organize finances now

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If you’re in a marriage that’s ending, you’ll need to gather certain financial documents to help you evaluate your assets and understand the financial position you’re in. Some of the information may be at your fingertips, but some might require sleuthing.

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Five reasons not to be a do-it-yourself investor

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These days, you can go online and invest, for modest fees. You can also visit various websites for research and watch numerous cable shows for investment recommendations. So, why shouldn’t you be a “do-it-yourself” investor rather than work with a financial professional?
Actually, there are at least five good reasons why a financial advisor can help make you a better investor.
A financial advisor can:

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How to stop overspending on Christmas ... next year

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Question: I blew it again and have overspent on Christmas. I keep telling myself I will not do this again, but I keep doing it. What can I do? I am really bummed.
 
Answer: I appreciate the fact that you feel badly about overspending. But remorse is a poor substitute for responsibility. Unless you do something substantive to change your habits, you are very likely to do the same thing again next year. And again, you’ll feel badly about what you did — and owe just a bit more on your credit cards than you did this year.

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Dan Reneau featured in annual Tech Report

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The Division of University Advancement at Louisiana Tech has released, “Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow. Forever.,” the 2012 edition of its annual Tech Report, which highlights academic and research achievements at the university during the past year as well as the contributions it has made to strengthening the region and the state.

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Ownership change of Hampton Inn announced

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Mercury Investment Company, of Duluth, Minn., recently announced the acquisition of the Hampton Inn, located at 1315 N. Trenton St. in Ruston.
The property was purchased from Ruston Hotels Limited, LLC. The property will be managed by Integral Hospitality Solutions.
The Ruston Hampton Inn will undergo a variety of enhancements to continue to meet the standards of the Hampton Hotel system.

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Raising Cane’s raises $87K to end childhood hunger

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Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, its crewmembers and loyal “Caniacs” rallied around Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry campaign in September, raising $87,368 to help end childhood hunger in America.
For every $1 a customer donated during the week of Sept. 16-22, Raising Cane’s gave a “Buy One Box Combo, Get One Box Combo Free” thank-you certificate. Cane’s joined thousands of restaurants nationwide as part of Share Our Strength’s month-long No Kid Hungry initiative.

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