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March has been a busy month for a local nonprofit ministry. Life Choices of North Central Louisiana recently moved to its newly-remodeled facility on Belue Lane near Green Clinic. The 7,000 square foot facility opened up greatly needed space Life Choices Director Kathleen Richard said. She said the plan is to also increase services this year. “We were on top of each other in our old building,” Richard said. “The house on Texas Avenue had been given rent-free by First Baptist Church for 20 years, but Life Choices has grown from just offering free pregnancy tests and counseling services to now...

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03/09/2017
Louisiana’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on Wednesday unanimously approved rewriting the state’s 20-year-old science standards, the third oldest science standards in the country. The...
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A nationally known library design consultant met with Grambling State University president Rick Gallot; faculty, staff and student representatives and Louisiana Board of Regents and University of...
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03/09/2017
Top photo: Mayor Ronny Walker recently spoke to promote I.A. Lewis’ student council’s Agents for Change Recycling for Life program with I.A. Lewis students Jordan Jones, Rosetta Shultz, Taryn...
03/08/2017
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03/08/2017
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03/08/2017
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03/07/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has given unanimous approval to a pair of projects that supporters say will breathe new life into the city’s south side. Aldermen on Monday approved a partnership with the...
03/06/2017
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03/06/2017
Health care professionals, educators and executives from around the region will join state officials and economic development leaders for the inaugural North Louisiana Health Analytics Conference,...
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03/06/2017
Friends and colleagues are remembering Ruston resident Jack Beard today as an enthusiastic committee servant, an excellent art teacher and, in later life, a political cartoonist whose work always...