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January 7th, 2014

Committee suggests Riley Co. for SHS track project

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If the entire Lincoln Parish School Board agrees with a suggestion from the Building and Grounds Committee during the 6 p.m. regular meeting tonight, Choudrant High School will be one step closer to a brand new track.
During a special lunch-time meeting on Monday, committee members voted unanimously to recommend that the board hire Riley Engineering Company of Ruston to move forward with the proposed $1.9 million track project.

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City pauses on retirement plan decision

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Current and former Ruston city employees who participate in a deferred compensation retirement plan will have to wait a little longer to find out whether the plan is going to be moved to the Louisiana public employees system.

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GSU splits doubleheader with Ala. A&M

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Lady Tigers roar to 90-77 victory while G-Men take 12-point loss
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GRAMBLING — Alabama A&M pulled away in the second half Monday night as the Bulldogs nabbed a 70-58 road win over Grambling State before a crowd of 1,735 at the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center.
The loss dropped GSU to 1-10 overall and 0-2 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play while Alabama A&M is now 5-7 and 2-0.

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Kudos to GSU students

Most college students don’t waste any time in leaving town and heading home for the holidays.
But that wasn’t the case over the recent holidays as a group of Grambling State University students lent a helping hand in preparing for the Advocare Independence Bowl at Independence Stadium in Shreveport.

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Alternative income provided

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If you live or work on a farm, ranch or other agricultural enterprise you have lots of potential to supplement your existing income through the addition of agritourism opportunities. Today’s generation is interested in eating healthier and having “experiences” when they travel.

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New Year time to reaffirm nature in our lives

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It is a New Year and now is a good time for gardeners to reaffirm their link with nature and recognize that living things like plants and wildlife have places in our lives.
Gardens teach us to sustain and appreciate the living world, not just use it. A New Year resolution of environmentally friendly gardening is one which can be made and easily kept throughout the year. Landscaping and vegetable gardening activities which can be implemented by gardeners to reduce pollution, conserve water and enhance the environment.

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CHS FFA visit local nursing homes

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The Choudrant High School Future Farmers of America officers visited local nursing homes to distribute Christmas ornaments. Agriscience students at Choudrant made the wooden ornaments as woodworking projects.
The FFA officer team enjoyed the opportunity to visit with experienced members of the community.
Pictured above left with Arbor resident Frances Fleming, from left to right, are Paisley Futch, Mallory Austin, Tessa Whitten, Rachel Sasser and Claudia Hayes.

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January 6th

‘Where You Wanna Be’ Tuesday

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Caleb Elliott to perform at library
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Residents who love pop music, enjoy dancing to a Cajun beat and watching for new talent will have that opportunity at 6 p.m. Tuesday when Caleb Elliott takes the stage at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center.
Elliott, a singer, songwriter, cellist, guitarist, band leader and child prodigy, will perform a variety of free-ranging pop music.

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RPD Tasers man at NLMC

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Ruston Police Department officers were forced to use a Taser on a man taken to Northern Louisiana Medical Center after responding to a wrecked vehicle at approximately 8 p.m. Friday.
The wrecked vehicle was located at the intersection of East Mississippi Avenue and North Bonner Street. According to the affidavit, there was no driver present when officers arrived on the scene.
The responding officer reported the vehicle had broken a metal barrier in the private parking lot.

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Kids found near meth

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Welfare concern leads to arrest for drug possession
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At approximately 2 p.m. Sunday, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to 290 Virgil Road in Dubach, in reference to a welfare concern, where residents were allegedly making and using methamphetamines with children present.
According to the affidavit, upon arrival deputies requested to see the children present in the home to make sure they were in good health. A resident of the home cooperated and also showed deputies around the residence to show cleanliness.

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