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Fake snake: Saving blueberries?

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About this time last year, I wrote about finding a couple of huckleberry bushes in my yard.

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Sweet Adelines chorus to offer Summer Singers program

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If you love to sing, instead of singing for your supper, why not sing for the summer?
Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines is, for the first time, offering a Summer Singers program as an invitation to area women to join the chorus for three rehearsals and to share the love of singing, harmonizing and performing.
Women ages 12 and up may attend on June 2, 9 and 16 from 6-8 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Presbyterian Church of Ruston, 212 N. Bonner.

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Loss of a loved one, keep a positive attitude

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Recently, I read about this handsome older couple featured in the paper. It seems they had had happy, successful lives and been married for 65 years. How lovely, I thought. Wrong.

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A surprise visit from the stork

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With their youngest daughter just finishing breastfeeding, Brian and Sarah Warren thought they would have a little time to breathe before thinking of having another child.

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Tech professor earns six awards

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Elizabeth Barfoot Christian, an assistant professor of journalism, was awarded six top spots in this year’s Louisiana Press Women Communications Contest.

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Lagniappe, Tech Talk win top adviser awards

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Louisiana Press Women has announced its 2011 Communications Contest winners and named Mary May Brown, Lagniappe adviser, the collegiate publications faculty adviser of the year.

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Church News

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Assembly of God
First Assembly
of God
Our sixth-12th grade youth ministry is growing. Join us at 6 p.m. Sundays. We also invite you to come pray with us. Our doors will be open from 6-9 p.m. each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
For more information, call 255-8932 or e-mail fishin4men@bellsouth.net.
Baptist
Calvary
Worship and Bible study is at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays men’s prayer is at 7 a.m. and Celebrate Recovery is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 6:30 p.m.

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Modern day Good Samaritan

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I was just a baby lawyer — maybe a year or so out of law school. I had been fortunate enough to be hired by a four-man firm here in Ruston and landed back here. I consider myself so blessed to be in a community surrounded by so many of you good people. I love this place. But, I digress, that’s not my story for you today.

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Amazing year, great students

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I’ve just returned home having attended an exhilarating and inspiring program recognizing many of our finest students as “first in the state or nation” in some form of competition — academic, athletic, extra-curricular, or enrichment. It’s amazing that Lincoln Parish has so many students rising to this level of challenge. This speaks well of our young people, schools, families and community.

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Show director expresses gratitude

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I would like to express my most sincere “thanks” to all my cast members for making the Calvary Gospel Jubilee (on May 7) a great show.

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