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The Ruston Rotary Club contributed $1,000 toward the Lincoln Rotary Club’s summer food drive for Christian Community Action, a nonprofit organization that helps feed local families. Ruston Rotary donated its money from several fundraisers including its annual catfish fry. Pictured with the check are, from left, Chris Turner, Super 1 Foods store director; Diane Hunter, Ruston Rotary; Stephanie Matthews, CCA director; Tyler Storms, Lincoln Rotary member; and Melodye Turner, Ruston Rotary; donating the check.

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06/27/2014
GRAMBLING — Abdulalim A. Shabazz, a distinguished professor at Grambling State University with a national reputation, has died at the age of 87. He had been hospitalized at Northern Louisiana Medical...
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06/27/2014
Brayden Pye, 6, of Ruston, was the first one to catch a fish at the annual Louisiana Peach Festival Kid’s Fishing tournament. More than 50 children showed up to the annual event at Lincoln Parish...
06/27/2014
Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in the Leader on June 20, 1974, to commemorate the annual Louisiana Peach Festival. It was written by former Leader Writer Ed Gage and is being reprinted for...
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06/27/2014
Landon Wade, Annelise Pickett, and Keleigh Mathis found the Peach Hunt Prize at 12:15 p.m. Thursday on a stop sign behind the Lincoln Parish Library. Convention and Visitor’s Bureau President Travis...
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06/27/2014
Barnes Portraiture has released the names of the winners of their annual Peach Festival Baby Photo contest. The winners are: Most Photogenic 0-6 months First place — Ryan Wyatt, daughter of Ashley...
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06/27/2014
The J.P. Fitzmorris Memorial Scholarship was recently awarded to Ruston High School senior, Taylor Brazzel. This scholarship is given in memory of J.P. Fitzmorris, a 1999 honors graduate of Ruston...
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06/26/2014
The Rosemary Ewing Foundation and AT&T are making learning fun again at the Lincoln Parish Summer Literacy Day Camp. Former Sen. Randy Ewing said the program started as a tool to hone reading...
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06/26/2014
Each June, people jump in their cars and travel from all over the place with one thing in mind — several good licks of some sweet Ruston peach ice cream. The Eta Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi has...
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06/26/2014
Many folks may know that Rolling Hills is a thrift store and a ministry. What they may not know is that the store fronts what is one of the largest disaster relief units in the state. “We have been...
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06/25/2014
The Annual Dixie Gem and Princess Peach Pageants are set for July 12. The pageants will be held at Choudrant High School. The Princess Peach Pageant will be held at 10 a.m., and the Outstanding Teen...