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February 21st, 2015

Women may face challenges with financial security

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On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day. On this occasion, thousands of events across the world will honor the cultural, political and social achievements of women. Of course, in many countries, women still face significant economic challenges. And even here in the United States, women encounter more obstacles than men in the pursuit of financial security, particularly in seeking a comfortable retirement lifestyle. So if you are a woman — regardless of your marital status — you will need to be aware of these challenges and take steps to overcome them.

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Entrepreneurs academy expands its program

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The Young Entrepreneurs Academy, is an innovative program that transforms local middle and high school students into real entrepreneurial successes. YEA! is excited to announce its new site, Louisiana Tech University College of Business to pilot the program in the fall of 2015.

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Radiothon raises $83K for St. Jude’s

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The final donation total for this year’s St. Jude Radiothon stands at $84,584. When the broadcast went off the air, $83,395 had been collected, as shown in this “final tally” check prepared the last night of the broadcast and displayed by members of the sponsoring groups, Epsilon Sigma Alpha and KXKZ 107.5. In the next few days, $1,189 was also donated. ESA member Alice Byrnes, who served as co-chair for the two-day event, said, “Thank you to all of the donors, sponsors, volunteers, Super 1 Foods and KXKZ 107.5 for making this year’s St. Jude Radiothon a success — for the children.”

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Enjoying another great Friday the 13th

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Is there any place like Dallas, where one day the high is 35 degrees and the next is close to 70 degrees? I doubt there is a family here that has escaped a cold, bronchitis or pneumonia — not to mention the flu. I’m telling you, folks, if you come here to visit for over two days, you need to bring clothes for summer and winter in order to play it safe. It’s never boring — that’s for sure.

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How will you respond to an unexpected gift?

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Have you ever been surprised by a generous gift? Perhaps someone has shown generosity toward you that you did not expect. Or maybe you share my experience and have been the recipient of a “RAK.” Are you confused? I was too. I’ll explain as I share my story.

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Local woman celebrates 100 years

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Myzelle Loyd “Aunt Myzie,” celebrated her 100th birthday on Thursday. She was born on Feb. 19, 1915. She celebrated 100 years at the home of Vickie Neal on Feb. 15 with nieces, nephews, great, great-great and great-great-great nieces and nephews. She has lived in Hico all her life, except during WWII when she worked at the “Shell plant” in Minden. She now lives with her niece, Renee Singleton, in Hilly. 

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Youth art festival set

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Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Ruston, the ninth annual Earvin Ryland Youth Art Festival will display all of the art entries in the Lobby of the Community Trust Bank from Monday through Friday.
There will be a reception and awards ceremony for the entrants at 5 p.m. Monday in the Community Room at the bank. The Festival is open to all students attending high school or junior high school (grades seven through eight) in Lincoln Parish and to all home-schooled residents of the parish in the equivalent grades.

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Cast set for Tech’s final show

The Department of Theatre at Louisiana Tech University is proud to announce the cast its final production of the 2014-15 school year, Neil Simon’s classic “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” directed by Ken Robbins.
The seven-member cast includes the following:
• Collin Cagle, a freshman from Covington, as Eugene Jerome.
• Johnny Marley, a senior from Shreveport, as Stanley Jerome.
• Andy Davis, a graduate student from Radford, Virginia, as Jack Jerome.
• Stephanie Hart, a graduate student from Ruston, as Kate Jerome.
• Olivia Willcox, a freshman from Bossier City, as Blanche Morton.

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Church News: February 22, 2015

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 Sunday night and at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
BAPTIST
Calvary
Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Men’s prayer breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Wednesday prayer services are at 6:30 p.m.
China Grove

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February 20th

LPDC greenhouse continues to grow

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Tomatoes, bell peppers and ferns are all growing in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center greenhouse.
Warden Jim Tuten said the greenhouse was constructed in order to jump start the 2015 garden.
“We lost a lot of time last year because we were starting from the very beginning,” he said. “With the greenhouse, we are able to start tomato seedlings and bell peppers to get a jump start on the garden.”
Tuten said the garden has more than doubled in size from the original garden.

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