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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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02/24/2014
A Ruston man has been charged with careless operation and second offense driving while intoxicated after his car rear-ended his wife’s car, causing both vehicles to become airborne and overturn....
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02/24/2014
Residents tired of the same old workout or looking for a way to wind down after a stressful day are in luck. Blue Sky Yoga, located in the shopping center behind Raising Cane’s, offers a place to...
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02/23/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce is encouraging local businesses to get involved with its Adopt-A-School program. The program is in its sixth year after a long-standing sabbatical and AAS...
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02/22/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of features running in February in recognition of Black History Month. He’s known as one of the greatest college football coaches of all time, but the...
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02/22/2014
There is less than a month until guest speaker Shari Rigby from the movie “October Baby” will come to Ruston to speak at the Life Choices Banquet. The banquet is scheduled for 6 p.m. March 11 at the...
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02/22/2014
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the February Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their accomplishments at the Jan. 19...
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02/22/2014
Fourth grade students at Dubach School attended the second annual White House Dinner in the Ruston Civic Center Feb. 19. The dinner was part of a parish wide effort to teach students from all over...
02/22/2014
From Principal Hilton We would like to thank First Baptist Church for all of their help around the Hillcrest campus. We appreciate the time and energy they have given to help our campus look...
02/22/2014
Head Start enjoys challenging our children and emphasizing the uniqueness of all our children. This year as in years past Head Start has had several sets of twins. Five sets of twins are currently...
02/22/2014
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...