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February 28th, 2014

Unveiling new plans

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Club’s facilities to be used by community
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Local youth may be in for a treat. The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana unveiled a rendition of their plans for a new club building on Tuesday.
Eldonta Osborne, chief professional officer for the club, said the club has had the need for the additional space.
“I first spoke with Kevin (Singh) four or five years ago,” Osborne said. “We started talking about what we’d like to see the club look like one day.”
Osborne said the group of students responsible for the rendition had worked tirelessly.

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Business After Hours held at LPSB

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Members of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce were pleased with their decision to host a “Business After Hours” event at the Lincoln Parish School Board Tuesday night.
“We had an awesome turnout,” said chamber president Judy Copeland. “I think this is one of the best turnouts we’ve had at any after hours event.”
Business After Hours is a way for the chamber to connect with the businesses it supports through collaborative partnerships and although some people may not think of an education system as a business, it plays a role in the economic status of any area.

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Local school hosts 5k

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Residents of Lincoln Parish get those costumes ready to get some exercise and have some fun in the park.
The Lincoln Parish Park, located at 211 Lincoln Parish Park Road, will host the first annual “Chameleon Crawl” sponsored by Wildflower Montessori School at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Men, women and children are all invited to come out and run at the park. This event is considered to be a 5k run and 1k walk put together.

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Gibsland hosts garden tour

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The 2014 Jonquil Jubilee Garden Tour will be held Saturday in Gibsland — ‘The Daffodil Capital of Louisiana.’
The hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the Jonquil Jubilee Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at the Gibsland Lions Club building for $5 starting at 8 a.m.
Those interested can participate in the Jonquil Jubilee 5k Run/Walk. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. at the Burkhalter Gazebo beside the railroad tracks. The race begins at 9 a.m. and participants can enjoy displays of daffodils during the run. To pre-register contact the Bienville Chamber of Commerce or call 548-2693.

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RPD arrests suspect on fraud charges

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A Ruston man has been apprehended by the Ruston Police Department on fraud-related charges.
Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer with RPD, said on Feb. 4, detectives with the Criminal Investigative Division received a complaint from a local business regarding a worthless check issued to their business for services.
“Detectives were able to obtain the original check (from the business) and observed that it was drawn on the closed checking account of a deceased person,” Williams said.

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GSU Lyceum to host ‘Commitment of Faith’

GRAMBLING — In honor of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 civil rights bill, Grambling State University’s Lyceum Committee hosts a “Commitment of Faith” program at 7 p.m. today in the T.H. Harris Auditorium. The Black History Month event is free.
“This came about as a community project to embrace and to challenge the community to continue to grow with the dream of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.,” said King David Godwin, interim dean of the College of Science and Technology and a Lyceum committee member.

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Tech announces cast of award-winning ‘25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

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Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts has announced its cast for “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” directed by Cherrie Sciro, Lallage Wall Endowed Professor and coordinator of theatre at Tech.

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LifeHouse spiritual growth retreat set

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United Methodist ministers the Revs. John Winn and Carole Cotton Winn will lead the annual LifeHouse Ministries spring spiritual growth retreat from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at LifeHouse, located at 813 North Trenton St. in Ruston.
The cost of the retreat is $35 per person, which includes lunch. Space is limited to 30 people.
The event will incorporate John Winn’s book, “Selections: A Journey Toward Spiritual Formation.” Winn draws deeply from his own practice of ministry and personal experience in dealing with some of life’s most difficult issues.

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Shadoin visits Ruston Lions Club

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Submitted photo- State Rep. Rob Shadoin was a recent guest of the Ruston Lions Club. Shadoin was actually standing in for State Senator Rick Gallot, who was in Baton Rouge on Senate business. Shadoin told the group of some of the prefiled bills which may or may not be introduced in the next legislative session.

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Lincoln, Union parishes make $500K impact

Lincoln and Union parishes are no strangers to helping those in need and Tuesday companies and individuals were recognized for all their hard work.
United Way of Northeast Louisiana honored community members for raising more than $500,000 for United Way.
The vision of United Way is a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives.
Their mission is to improve those lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.

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