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December 27th

Healthier people will have higher lifetime medical costs

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Question: I am relatively young, healthy and I take very good care of myself. Yet I am in a group health insurance plan with lots of older people, many of whom do not appear to care about their health at all. Will my rates go down once some of these people retire?
Answer: I don’t think you’re going to like this answer.

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New Year’s resolution event at Gibson’s

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The public is invited to attend “New Year’s Resolutions Day” at Gibson’s Natural Grocer from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday as they host several local gyms and fitness clinics in Gibson’s Community Room.
Each will have a table providing information on their program so that you can easily shop around and ask questions to determine which is the best one to meet your 2015 health and fitness goals.
There will also be plenty of product samples from Gibson’s various vendors and a giveaway or two to boot.

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December 26th

Lasting peace in a chaotic time

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Christmas Day 2014 marks the 10th anniversary of an event known as “The Christmas Truce.”
The scene was described by a British soldier, Captain A. D. Chater, in a letter written to his mother. In his letter, Captain Chater shares something astonishing.

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Tech football finds success in the classroom as well as on the field

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Success for Louisiana Tech University’s football program is not just measured in TDs and FGs — it’s also measured in GPAs and GSRs.
The commitment that student-athletes and coaches for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have made to progress and success in the classroom has resulted in some of the highest graduation and academic performance rates in the State of Louisiana and among Conference USA schools.

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Caney Lake Good Sams Club News

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“Merry Christmas” greeted the Caney Lake Good Sammers as hosts Pat and Joe Dickson and Vickie and Fred Benefield welcomed the group into the festively decorated home of the Benefields. 
Everyone was encouraged to choose a place at one of the tables to visit until the business meeting began.
When all had arrived, President Carolyn Estes called the meeting of Good Sammers to order.  Joe Dickson led the opening prayer and President Estes led the Pledge of Allegiance. 
The minutes were read by Pat Dickson and she announced that fourteen rigs had answered roll call. 

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Officials to swear in

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Swearing-in ceremonies for newly elected city and district officials begin Wednesday and continue through early January.
The events are largely traditional because the legal oath taking happens when the new officials sign paperwork from the Louisiana secretary of state’s office that includes their respective oath of office, Ruston City Attorney Bill Carter said.
“That’s the real oath of office that they take,” Carter said.

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Bulldogs celebrate holidays on the road

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DALLAS — Family was the theme for the Louisiana Tech football team on Christmas Eve. There were presents, a holiday meal and time spent with the closest thing resembling brothers you can imagine.
While both Louisiana Tech and Illinois have been hard at work prepping to face off in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl, which will be played at noon today at the Cotton Bowl, the Bulldogs had the opportunity to wrap up a week full of bowl activities by sitting down for dinner as a family on Christmas Eve. 

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LPL promotes 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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The first day of kindergarten isn’t the time for children to be introduced to books according to local literacy experts.
By reading along with parents long before the first day of school children become successful readers. A new program at the Lincoln Parish Library called 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is designed to help parents meet this goal.
“The program was inspired by a round-table discussion among librarians working with the Every Child Ready to READ initiative,” Shelly Dowdy, with the children’s department, said.

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Nora’s Flowers closes shop

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Twelve years ago, she dreamed of creating new roots in a quaint building just outside of downtown Ruston.
At 301 West Texas Avenue, Carren Craft opened up Nora’s Flowers on Dec. 1, 2002 to serve the residents beautiful flowers for all sorts of events.
However, on Jan. 3, she will close her store and move from her store on West Texas Ave. to a different part of Texas.
“We are closing — after long thinking — my husband’s business has moved to Houston,” she said. “With a change of family life, I would like to move with my husband.”

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Annual meeting, holiday party set for Jan. 13

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The North Central Louisiana Arts Council invites you to our Annual Meeting and Holiday Party on 6 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Dixie Center for the Arts. This annual gathering will include a report on 2014 activities as well as plans and projections for 2015. In addition, President’s Awards will be presented to community members in categories that include Patron of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Board Member of the Year and Artist of the Year.

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