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It’s not everyday that a 14-year-old owns their own business, but Dakota Carpenter, of Choudrant, does. Dakota will begin 10th grade at Darbonne Woods Charter School in the fall, but for now, she is focused on her business — Agua Plantas. She was able to create her business through the help of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy. YEA! is a program of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. “My mom works at the Chamber and last year they did it and I thought it was cool,” Dakota said. “So this year my mom encouraged me to do it, so I did.” She didn’t really have a business in mind when she started...

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04/29/2014
The second season begins today for District 1-5A Baseball Champion Ruston High School as the Bearcats open the first round of the 5A playoffs against Walker at 6 p.m. at the RHS Baseball Complex....
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04/29/2014
Louisiana’s former poet laureate, Darrell Bourque, will visit Louisiana Tech University to speak about and read from his book of poems, “Megan’s Guitar and Other Poems from Acadie,” recently...
04/29/2014
The Louisiana State Police has recently resumed cadet testing. Men and women interested in becoming a Louisiana State Trooper are encouraged to apply. LSP Troop F Public Information Officer Albert...
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04/29/2014
Jeff Smith turns passion into strength one T-shirt at a time. The online workout gear business Smith founded four years ago has become an avenue for raising awareness of and research dollars for a...
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04/29/2014
Devon Energy is once again the title sponsor of the Sparta Foundation’s Sporting Clays Competition. The competition will be held June 7 at the West Monroe Sheriff’s Rifle Range. All proceeds from...
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04/28/2014
Kynan Sternitzky, 11, shares a laugh with Champ, Louisiana Tech University’s mascot, during the Buddy Ball of Ruston spring season-ending festivities Saturday. Buddy Ball will resume in the fall....
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04/28/2014
A Ruston man accused of forcible rape of a 15-year-old girl was taken into custody on Friday. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer for the Ruston Police Department, said the original...
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04/28/2014
Local students are learning to wield business skills at a young age thanks to the recent implementation of the “Lemonade Day” project at Ruston, Cypress Springs, Glen View and Hillcrest elementary...
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04/28/2014
About 50 residents of Ruston’s University Hills Neighborhood gathered Saturday at Huckleberry Park to celebrate Earth Day and join in a community picnic. Leading the neighborhood parade were, from...
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04/27/2014
The execution of a search warrant by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement team has led to the arrest of four individuals. On Friday, LPNET agents executed a search warrant at a residence in the...