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June 2nd, 2015

20 parking spaces to be free of tickets

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It won’t be long until about 20 parking downtown parking places along the west side of Monroe Street from the KCS railroad tracks to Mississippi Avenue will revert to all-day free parking.
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Monday to rescind a portion of the city’s parking ordinance that put a three-hour limit on those spaces. Officials estimated the change will become effective around June 8. That’s because the board’s action must be published as a legal notice before the revision is final.

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Daphne Jean releases debut single ‘Monster’

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Ruston resident and Haynesville native, Daphne Jean, is a singer-songwriter who has recently released her debut single “Monster.”
“It’s about someone getting hurt so much that they become bitter and feel like a monster inside and out,” Jean said. “They feel like the world sees them as a monster on the outside as well, but in reality they are just broken.”
Jean said she is trying to get the song on the television show The Vampire Diaries.

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Engineer, administrator selected for project

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The Choudrant selected Riley Company of Louisiana as the engineer and Frye Magee as the Administrator for the 2016-17 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant.
The council voted to use the grant to improve streets at May’s meeting.
Joe McGee, a grant administrator with Frye Magee, has started legal advertising in local papers.
The council also approved the sidewalk grant application, which will build a sidewalk from Bagwell Street to a bridge off Elm Street.

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EMMS takes trip to water park

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Members of the Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers Youth Group were rewarded for Academic Excellence, and being outstanding with their behavior. The EMMS Group traveled to Watertown-Shreveport on May 28.
The youth group learned several life-skills: how to obey and respect authority, following rules, how to interact in a social setting and simply to be cooperative with their peers.

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Another strong run for Tech track team

Year after year, Louisiana Tech University track and field coach Gary Stanley and Co. have turned in solid seasons and sent athletes to the NCAA Championships.
This year is no different.
Tech will have two athletes heading to Eugene, Oregon, later this month as Jarrett Samuels and Charla Craddock represent the university.

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4-H members learn life skills

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The LSU AgCenter was proud to host more than 300 Lincoln Parish 4-H members, leaders, parents and volunteers as they learned “Be Life Smart with Life Skills” at the 2015 Lincoln Parish 4-H Achievement Day held May 13, at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center. 4-H members from 14 schools throughout Lincoln Parish took part in various activities, which included the 4-H quiz bowl; 4-H club song, yell, banner, and T-shirt contests; and a test was given on life skills.

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June 1st

LPSB set to meet

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The Lincoln Parish School Board will review a recommendation from Mike Walpole, an area architect, and Neal DeForest, an area engineer, regarding I.A. Lewis’s campus.
According to the Board’s agenda, Walpole and DeForest evaluated the entire paved area and determined an area that needs immediate attention.
The limits of the area include the dumpster and the corridor accessing the dumpster area, which contains most of the base failures that represent conditions unfavorable to pedestrians and traffic, according to the agenda.

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Camps to be held in June and July

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The North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s Summer Arts Camps will be five day camps from 9 a.m. - noon June 22-26 and July 13-17 at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston. Another camp will be held July 6-10 at the United Methodist Church in Jonesboro.
NCLAC has offered art camps taught by artists and art educators for students enrolled in first-sixth grades for more than 20 years, said Jessica Slaughter, the executive director of NCLAC.
“Children should participate in our camps as they offer an environment that fosters creativity,” Slaughter said.

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Universities showcase strengths at ULS Day

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Schools from the University of Louisiana System, including Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University, attended ULS Day to speak with legislators and highlight the universities Thursday at Baton Rouge.
Dave Guerin, director of communications at Tech, said the universities were able to speak with a number of different people.

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Remember to read this summer

Ah, summer — the time for relaxation and fun. Unfortunately, many of us forget the importance of using this extra free time to exercise our brains.
It never hurts to carry a book with you to the pool while you sunbathe or to that family picnic.
If motivation is a factor, the Lincoln Parish Library has kicked off its summer reading program this week. There are different programs designed for children of different age groups, teens and even adults.
It is easy to sign-up for one of the programs. All you need is a library card and to fill out a simple form.

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