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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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05/23/2014
Flashlights, batteries, portable generators and other emergency supplies will be exempt from the 4 percent state sales tax on Saturday and Sunday, May 24-25. According to a statement released by the...
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05/23/2014
The Lincoln Parish Communications District has decided not to renew the contract with FirstCall, the Baton Rouge-based notification company that was providing emergency alerts through phone, text...
05/23/2014
Following a rash of recent complaints, Louisiana State Police wish to caution the public about a phone scam fraudulently using the authority of the state police in an effort to obtain money from...
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05/23/2014
J.D. Selmon, left, and Chris Guinn were two of the workers last weekend helping unload during the annual Household Hazardous Material Collection Day at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center on...
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05/22/2014
During Wednesday night’s regularly scheduled meeting, Ruston resident and retired CPA John Sachs told the Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control it would be taking money out of the parish by...
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05/22/2014
At 3 p.m. Friday, MedCamps of Louisiana and the Louisiana Tech School of Architecture’s Design Build program will dedicate the Larkin Gibbs Memorial Pavilion and Garden at Camp Alabama in Choudrant...
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05/22/2014
John Belton, a candidate for 3rd Judicial District Attorney, and his wife Alana, issued a statement this week to dispel the rumor that they moved their son to West Monroe to play football.
05/22/2014
On Saturday morning, Ruston residents are being asked to tie on their walking shoes for a good cause. Then, they can tie on their bibs to enjoy a good meal. The Louisiana Teen Challenge Statewide...
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05/22/2014
For the students in Glen View Elementary School’s second grade Advanced Learning Academy, their 2014 Lemonade Day Project was nothing but a sweet treat. Utilizing the “How to Make Lemonade” book...
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05/22/2014
Ruston High School and New Tech @ Ruston 2014 graduate Chandler Haddox was the first ever recipient of the Tom and Cathi Cox Boniol New Tech Scholarship. Presented during the NT@R Graduation...