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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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09/01/2017
Members of the Zion Traveler Baptist Church Zion Advocates for Seniors and the Omega Psi Phi fraternity from Grambling State University donated 17 fans to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office TRIAD...
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09/01/2017
This year’s ARToberfest is going to be a blast. Our office is abuzz with all the preparations. Committee members Amanda McCoy, Nicole Duet, Elaine Thompson, Monique Gourd and Juliana Kemege have...
08/30/2017
Summer 2017 marks the graduation of the first 20 Cyber Education Certificate recipients from Louisiana Tech University. K-12 educators and administrators from Caddo and Bossier Parishes in Louisiana...
08/28/2017
As Ruston Community Theatre closes another fantastic season, RCT would like to invite the community to return to the Dixie for the annual RusTony Awards Ceremony at 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Dixie....
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08/26/2017
The Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center was among the stops throughout the parish as Lincoln ACHIEVE recognized the first round of winners in the Lincoln Parish School Board 2018 Pacesetter...
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08/26/2017
The Domestic Abuse Resistance Team held their 17th annual “Collaboration is Key” event recetnly at the Ruston Civic Center. Left, Sheriff Mike Stone speaks to group and thanks DART for all they do....
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08/26/2017
In conjunction with the 20th Annual Holiday Arts Tour, the North Central Louisiana Art Council will be hosting a live art competition. This competition challenges artists to create original works of...
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08/26/2017
Cook Baptist Church in Ruston recently welcomed a new pastor to its staff. Jeff Smart, of Baton Rouge, has joined the church as the head pastor. His first day was Aug. 6. Smart has been serving in...
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08/25/2017
It’s that time of year again — membership time. It is an exciting time in Ruston. The arts are booming and the North Central Louisiana Arts Council is busier than ever. NCLAC members provide an...
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08/23/2017
North Central Louisiana Arts Council has partnered with Driggers Outdoor to present an opportunity for NCLAC member artists. One NCLAC member artist will be chosen from entries received to have an...