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Louisiana is ranked among the top 10 in the nation’s list of successful early childhood education policies. Coming in at no. 8, the state was praised for its mandatory Quality Rating and Improvement System and management of five programs under one agency to serve children, according to the Bipartisan Policy Center. In addition to statewide programs, Louisiana is home to several regional early education programs, including Louisiana Tech University’s Education and Research in Children’s Health Center. The program, shortened to ENRICH, focuses on benefiting children’s health outcomes. Julie...

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05/09/2012
According to a 2007 New England Journal of Medicine, today’s children may be the first generation at risk of having a shorter lifespan than their parents. Sedentary lifestyle and physical inactivity...
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05/09/2012
A Ruston man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly attempting to burn down a building in March. Eddie Lee Richard, 49, 1301 Gilman St., as charged with aggravated arson and is currently booked in the...
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05/08/2012
Ruston Parks and Recreation Department held its annual Pitch, Hit and Run contest Saturday at the J.C. Love Softball complex. Pictured above are the boys All-Around Champions. From left to right:...
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05/07/2012
Logan is a 3-month-old terrier mix who is looking for his forever home. Logan loves to play and run around. After a hard day of playing, Logan enjoys curling up and taking a nap. Logan would love to...
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05/07/2012
The Birthday Fellowship Club members are collecting children’s books for the children of Sudan, Africa. These children live in poor conditions, having no running water, food or books to read. The...
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05/04/2012
April 30 will forever be one of the greatest days in my life. My first miracle was something I saw on Facebook — a video of my great-great granddaughter, Madisyn Brooke, doing something I had never...
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05/04/2012
Qualifying for the Olympic Games is nothing new for 29-year-old discus-thrower Jason “Dadz” Morgan. He did it in 2008, so after four more years of training, he was bound to find his name once again...
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05/04/2012
From now until June 22, The Lincoln Parish Museum and Historical Society will play host to “A Return,” featuring artworks of Kelly Fearing, a former Ruston resident. Born in Arkansas, Fearing was...
05/04/2012
••••• Assembly of God ••••• First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday will help you understand the Holy Spirit’s role in your life. Children’s church at 10:45 a.m....
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05/04/2012
Since 1990, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council has offered annual Summer Arts Camps in five parishes: Lincoln, Jackson, Bienville, Claiborne and Union. NCLAC currently has seven camps scheduled...