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School has ended for the summer, but that doesn’t mean that learning has to end, too. Bricks 4 Kidz, an educational organization that helps children learn through the use of LEGO bricks, will have several camps this summer stationed at the Idea Place on the campus of Louisiana Tech University. Sarah Wages, owner and director of Bricks 4 Kidz in Ruston, West Monroe and Monroe, said each camp will help children learn about different educational concepts. “Bricks 4 Kidz provides children from preschool to middle school fun and educational opportunities to learn science, technology, engineering,...

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05/19/2016
More than 60 I.A. Lewis sixth graders participated in an event to discuss how the students will transition to Ruston Junior High School with their legacy in mind. Students participated in healthy...
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05/19/2016
During the recent New Tech @ Ruston Senior Celebration, Madison Wooley was named the recipient of the 2016 Tom and Cathi Cox Boniol New Tech Scholarship. Jo Ann Dauzat, Louisiana Tech University...
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05/19/2016
The public is invited to attend the 32nd commencement ceremony for the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts to be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Prather Coliseum on the campus of Northwestern...
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05/19/2016
The Ruston High School Freshman Academy recently teamed up with Lincoln ACHIEVE to wrap up the 2015-16 Positive Behavior Incentive program. The trip was made possible through mini grants awarded to...
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05/19/2016
The Sunrise Kiwanis Club recently celebrated 15 years of early grades reading within the Lincoln Parish School District as it gathered for the final reading session of the 2015-16 year at the Lincoln...
05/18/2016
Sales tax collections in Lincoln Parish so far this year are up over 2015 numbers, but just barely. That’s the word the Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission got Tuesday. The $11 million...
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05/18/2016
About 25 Ruston residents took colored pencils and maps in hand Tuesday and marked where they would like to see the city build bike and pedestrian pathways. The trail-planning forum, held as part of...
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05/18/2016
United Way of Northeast Louisiana recently wrapped up the 2015-16 READ.LEARN.SUCCEED initiative in Lincoln Parish. Students from Hillcrest Elementary, Cypress Springs Elementary and Ruston Elementary...
05/18/2016
Ruston’s municipal swimming pool is closed for good. City officials decided not to reopen the 85-year-old pool this season because of safety issues and dwindling usage. “It was not an easy decision....
05/17/2016
It took Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission only a matter of minutes Monday night to endorse 10 proposed revisions to the city’s zoning code. The revisions, which basically tweak items already...