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Nine months ago, when the Rev. Ryan Ford was named director of the United Methodist Wesley Foundation campus ministry at Louisiana Tech University, he brought with him the hope that someday the ministry could make small-scale and sustainable farming part of its discipleship. Ford never imagined it would happen so soon. Three weeks ago, the Wesley Foundation entered into partnership with the city of Ruston on a community gardening project that supporters say can help revitalize part of the city, produce healthy food, be educational and bear witness to God’s kingdom. Ruston’s Board of Aldermen...

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06/06/2014
OUACHITA PARISH — On June 5, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations and Homeland Security Investigations charged 52-year-old Michael Golden of Downsville with two...
06/06/2014
Louisiana Tech University introduced Greg Goff as its new baseball coach during a Friday morning press conference at the Charles Wyly Athletic Complex. Goff just wrapped up his seventh season as head...
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06/05/2014
The Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana has begun its annual Summer Food Service Program. “This is a federally funded program that provides meals for kids ages 18 and under during the...
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06/05/2014
Casen Ray Broussard, of Hayes in Calcasieu Parish, is currently undergoing treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Two-year-old Casen was recently diagnosed with...
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06/05/2014
Residents interested in learning to crochet or knit are in luck. At 2 p.m. Sunday in the Lincoln Parish Library’s Lincoln Community Room, those interested in learning a new skill — or who simply love...
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06/04/2014
Plenty of cool weather and rain is going to make for a tasty Louisiana Peach Festival season according to local peach growers. “We have started picking already,” Joe Mitcham, owner of Mitcham Farms,...
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06/04/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board held a special dedication ceremony during the monthly meeting Tuesday night to honor all of the retirees of the 2013-14 school year. “There is a sense of regret as we...
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06/04/2014
During the LPSD meeting, a special recognition was given to Charles Owens, left, who will be retiring as director of auxiliary services this year. Superintendent Danny Bell said Owens has always...
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06/04/2014
Ruston mayoral candidate Bill Elmore said Tuesday he’s running for office because of “what’s right with Ruston, not what is wrong.” Elmore, one of two declared contenders for the city’s top job,...
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06/04/2014
A Ruston man faces charges of aggravated assault, aggravated battery and second-degree cruelty to a juvenile today following an argument with his girlfriend earlier this week. Police say Michael Leon...