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About 150 people, chanting and carrying signs expressing concern for the Earth, marched from the Lincoln Parish Courthouse to Railroad Park and back Saturday as part of a local rally protesting an anticipated move by the federal government to weaken existing environmental protection regulations. “I’m a grandfather who’s concerned about the future of the planet my grandchildren are going to inherit,” Johnny Armstrong, of Ruston, told the citizen-organized People’s Climate Rally. “It would be immoral for us to not do what we can do for the good of our grandchildren’s home,” Armstrong said. “For...

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05/19/2014
The fourth weekend of June each year, downtown Ruston is a lively place as the annual Louisiana Peach Festival kicks off. For more than 60 years, the festival has boosted the local economy. But, the...
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05/17/2014
Cedar Creek ignited in the bottom of the fourth inning Saturday to break open a tie game and surge to a 5-1 Class 1A Championship game win over Sacred Heart at McMurray Park in Sulphur. Pictured are...
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05/17/2014
Cypress Springs Elementary teacher Sarah Wages is starting to realize what a good decision it was to introduce a robotics program as an after-school option for her elementary students. Third, fourth...
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05/17/2014
The roar of Harley Davidsons and other motocycles surged across Ruston Saturday morning. It happened as members of the North Central Louisiana chapter of American Bikers Active Toward Education and...
05/17/2014
Mallory Hilton had never heard of Carry The Load until her husband’s National Guard company was preparing to deploy to Kuwait during spring of last year. But when she learned of the Memorial Day walk...
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05/17/2014
Saturday Math Academy Alma J. Brown’s Saturday Math Academy was a great success. Thanks to the parents who made the sacrifice to ensure that their child was present and eager to learn. Also special...
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05/17/2014
Baton Rouge trip This has been a busy and exciting end of the year for our eigth graders at Choudrant High School. This was the first year that our students traveled to Baton Rouge to see our state...
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05/17/2014
Members of Sunrise Kiwanis recently gathered at the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center for the club’s final reading session of the 2013-14 year. Armed with stacks of books, the group not only...
05/16/2014
Louisiana Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:LABC) announced recently that its board of directors at their meeting on April 29 declared a cash dividend of 5 cents per share on the common stock of the Company,...
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05/16/2014
Stage presented a check for $1,929 to Wiggin’Out recently from a fundraiser. Pictured, left to right, are Patrick Walsh, Wiggin’ Out; Jennifer Holtz, Wiggin’ Out; Elizabeth Turnley, Wiggin’ Out;...