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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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06/25/2013
Two years ago, a mother and daughter decided to open up a little boutique and tanning salon together. Chessy’s Boutique and Tanning Salon was originally opened in Arcadia, but since March the store...
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06/25/2013
The Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to two separate incidents over the weekend. At 1:24 p.m. Saturday, the LPFD was requested for mutual aid to a motor vehicle accident at U.S. Highway 167...
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06/25/2013
Occupations in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are projected to grow by nearly 10 percent over the next five years. Experts estimate Louisiana alone will have 69,000...
06/25/2013
Business Insider, a news and information website that provides financial, tech, entertainment, media and digital industry analysis and commentary, has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 11 in the...
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06/24/2013
The annual closing night concert helped wrap up the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival. Pictured above is the Buddy Terzia Band.
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06/24/2013
The Peach Fest came to a close with the crowning of Angela Cassels, of West Monroe, as the 63rd Miss Dixie Gem Peach. Also crowned for the Miss’ Division were — Miss Spirit of Ruston Anna Blake;...
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06/24/2013
A Choudrant teen was booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention Center for aggravated rape following a tip the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office received in reference to 19-year-old Hunter Mickhail...
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06/24/2013
Last week, when the clues for the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival Treasure Hunt started being aired on the radio and published in the Ruston Daily Leader, many scrabbled trying to find the card that...
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06/24/2013
When thinking of peach dishes, most would naturally gravitate toward peach cobbler, but each year locals test out their culinary skills to see what new peach dish they can conjure up for the annual...
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06/24/2013
Car enthusiasts and general observers had the opportunity to appreciate a host of classic cars and trucks Saturday in downtown Ruston during the weekend’s festivities. Hosted by the Ruston Antique...