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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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12/27/2013
In Lincoln Parish, there are many organizations that stand up against child abuse. One group stands out from the rest — Bikers Against Child Abuse or BACA. The bikers stand in court with children...
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12/26/2013
They won’t be wearing jingle bells or dashing through the snow, but all kinds of horses will be strutting their stuff from Friday through Tuesday in Lincoln Parish. The Sugar Bowl Classic Quarter/...
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12/26/2013
A Christmas Day card game went awry when a local man reportedly threatened a person with a knife and attempted to strangle the victim. Bernardo Santiago, 55, of 161 Chesboro St., was arrested at...
12/26/2013
Area residents have until Jan. 13 to submit nominations for the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Robert E. Russ Award. The annual award recognizes those who have contributed to the civic,...
12/24/2013
Arkansas resident Verle Shelby is hoping to connect with some old Ruston acquaintances this Christmas. “In 1955, I was in the Air Force and was driving home to Arkansas from San Francisco where I had...
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12/24/2013
Grambling State University graduates — and their graduation speaker — got a big surprise last week when Shreveport Federal Credit Union gave the school a large, $100,000 check and a promise to create...
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12/24/2013
Lincoln Parish is home to quite a few hidden treasures, and the Outdoor Wilderness Learning Center can be added to that list. Samantha Luttrell, farm and equine supervisor for the OWL Center, said...
12/24/2013
Grambling State University athletics recently donated items to help a local homeless shelter. Graduating grad student Michael Harris conducted the food drive along with GSU athletics. Harris is an...
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12/24/2013
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announced the recipients of the December Student of the Month Awards. Following comments by program coordinator Rachel Lilley, each student honoree spoke to the club...
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12/23/2013
The Louisiana Delta Ballet, presented “The Little Match Girl” Friday at the Monroe Civic Center’s Jack Howard Theatre. Alex McConnell, of Ruston, is pictured above in her portrayal of Lucy, the main...