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June 17th, 2017

Givers, takers and other inheritors

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Question: I am the father of two children. Just to be blunt, one is a giver and the other is a taker. My wife and I own a business they both work in and I am worried that when we are gone, our taker will overwhelm our giver. How do we keep that from happening?
Answer: First of all, Happy Fathers Day, Dad.
Nobody ever said fathering would be an easy job, right?
Ever since Cain and Abel, siblings have been rivaling and causing their parents grief.
At first blush, a giver might seem ideal. This is your child who is generous, often patient with others and can be quite thoughtful.

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Financial gifts can help dad for years to come

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Father’s Day is here. Dad will probably like any gifts you give him, of course, but this year, why not go beyond the ordinary?
By presenting your father with an appropriate financial gift, you can bring him some benefits that can keep on giving.

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Comparing IRA choices: Roth vs. traditional

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Which one is right for you?
With the decline of corporate pensions and the aging U.S. population putting stress on the Social Security system, the burden of saving and planning for retirement falls increasingly on individuals. This is especially true for younger Americans.
Yet, navigating the retirement savings account options as well as investment choices can be a daunting task. But taking the time to understand these choices can go a long way toward paving the way for a more secure retirement down the road.

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Paradigm Gym cuts ribbon

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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Paradigm Gym. Paradigm is a 37,000 square foot state-of-the-art gym/recreation facility. It will accommodate area and state tournaments. The facility includes training pits and trampolines and offers classes for male and female, all ages including 40+. Classes offers are Parkour, gymnastics (rec & competition), trampoline, yoga and tumbling.

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Sunday Movie Review “The Mummy”

“The Mummy” is the first official entry in the “Dark Universe,” a franchise where Universal aims to revive its classic movie monsters and have them mingle. Think of it as a variation on the Marvel and DC Extended Universes. I have to wonder if “The Mummy” as a character is the best entry point for this series. Isn’t “The Mummy” kind of low-tier for this big of a role? Probably the only reason we’re getting The Mummy instead of power players like Dracula or Frankenstein’s Monster is that “Dracula Untold” and “Victor Frankenstein” flopped so badly.

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Sorority helps refresh park

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Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Psi Omega Chapter refreshed Gramping Park recently. As part of the 1908 Playground Project, members of the sorority renew and refresh playgrounds and parks around the country in the month of May. This project encourages litter prevention and increases chapter awareness on the importance of enviromental protection. Pictured from left to right are Sylvia Crawley, Regenia Willis, Johnnette Jones, Sylvia Dupree and Melinda Willis.

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NCLAC offers artist billboard contest

North Central Louisiana Arts Council has partnered with Driggers Outdoor to present an opportunity for NCLAC Member Artists.
One NCLAC member artist will be chosen from entries received to have an image of his/her artwork publicly displayed on a billboard for a six-month period of time.
The featured artist will change every six months.
The Spring 2017 call is open to Mixed Media submissions. Submission dimensions must be 30 ft wide by 10 ft high (a 3:1 ratio.) Submissions will not be accepted if they are not submitted in the correct format.

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Pet of the Week

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Meet Hobbs. He is a Beagle/Hound mix looking for his furever home. Hobbs is a large sized one-year-old guy who loves kids and attention. If you are looking for a big, fun loving pup this summer, come to 4 Paws Rescue and meet Hobbs. 4 Paws is located at 290 Rodeo Road in Ruston. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. They are closed on Sunday and open by appointment only on Monday. Call 251-3647 for more information.

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Local artist visits Lions Club

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Local artist Douglas Walton was a recent guest of the Ruston Lions Club. Walton and some of his students were trapped in Nepal for several day in 2015 after an earthquake there.

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Church News 6.18.17

ASSEMBLY OF GOD
First Assembly of God
“Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on Sunday night and at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
BAPTIST
Calvary
Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Men’s prayer breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Wednesday prayer services are at 6:30 p.m.
China Grove Missionary

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