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08/24/2016 - 12:52pm
The National Science Foundation has awarded a team led by Dr. Leonidas Iasemidis, the Rhodes Eminent Scholar Chair and professor of biomedical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, a $6 million grant over four years to investigate the origins and impacts of brain seizures associated with...
08/24/2016 - 12:55pm
The Ruston Parkinson Support Group will host a special meeting to gain community interest on a program called Rock Steady Boxing. Rock Steady Boxing is a non-contact, boxing-inspired fitness routine, which is proving to improve the ability of Parkinson’s disease patients to live independent lives,...
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08/24/2016 - 12:56pm
Choudrant Elementary School was among the first stops throughout the parish as Lincoln ACHIEVE recognized the first round of winners in the Lincoln Parish School Board 2017 Pacesetter Campaign to support United Way of Northeast Louisiana. Following gatherings at 16 sites within the district,...
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08/23/2016 - 11:16am
The Grambling State University Television Center is seeking television center equipment donations after loosing upwards of $300,000 worth of damage from two floods and a fire. The equipment was lost as a result from floods in March 2015 and March of this year inside Woodson Hall and an electrical...
08/23/2016 - 11:17am
Individual property tax assessments have increased an average of 14 percent over the last four years, according to the recently completed reassessments done by the parish assessor’s office. Assessments in Ruston and Choudrant have jumped an average of 15 percent, while those in Grambling, Dubach...

Announcements

Emily Nicole Allen and Nathan Lynn Taylor, both of Choudrant, were united in holy matrimony at 5 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Kevin Daniel, uncle of the groom. The bride is the daughter of Tina and John Allen, of Choudrant. She is the...
Kori L’Andre’ Smith and Tiffani Brandice James Smith were married Aug. 25, 2015 in Ellenwood, Georgia. The service was officiated by the Rev. Willie Rockward of Atlanta. Tiffani Brandice James is the daughter of Carolyn Douglas Collier, of Grambling, and Aaron James, of Ruston. She is the maternal...

Sports

Louisiana Tech seniors Trent Taylor and Xavier Woods joined a list of over 400 college football players to be named to the Reese’s Senior...

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Louisiana Tech head coach Brooke Stoehr announced that former Ruston High School prep star and Northwestern State letter-winner Chelsea...

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Louisiana Tech head baseball coach Lane Burroughs announced another addition to the 2016 class in left-handed pitcher Tanner Propst.

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Editorials

I.A. Lewis sixth grader Fred Payne, 12, appreciated Ruston Parks and Recreation and the fraternity brothers of Omega Psi Phi for donating school supplies because of one...
It’s getting closer every day. While the 2016 football season doesn’t kick off until next week, area football fans will get a taste of real-game action this weekend as area...