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05/24/2016 - 10:26am
Louisiana Tech University closed out its spring quarter Saturday with keynote speaker John Hofmeister, founder and chief executive for Citizens for Affordable Energy and former president of Shell Oil Company, reminding the 861 graduates that receiving their degrees from Tech has helped shape their...
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05/24/2016 - 10:30am
Six Lincoln Parish elementary schools librarians met Friday to review the inaugural year of the Children’s Choices program. Amy Vessel, Louisiana Tech University associate professor of curriculum, instruction and leadership, said Children’s Choices selected more than 900 new titles for children to...
05/24/2016 - 10:31am
The application deadline to become a vendor for the 44th annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival is 5 p.m. June 10. Yanise Days, a member of the Grambling Juneteenth Heritage Festival Committee, said interested persons may pick up an application at Grambling City Hall, download one from the city of...
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05/23/2016 - 10:48am
The Lincoln Parish School Board recognized the Lincoln Health Foundation for its work in the community recently at the foundation’s annual public meeting. The Lincoln Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was created to improve health care and outcomes for Lincoln Parish residents....
05/23/2016 - 10:49am
She is famed as being able to make music with anything in front of her, and at 6 p.m. May 31, Lady Chops — Elizabeth Vidos— will show residents her talent at the Lincoln Parish Library. During her show “Street Percussion: Let it move you,” Vidos will showcase the abilities to the crowd gathered in...

Announcements

Caroline Elise Weir, of Ruston, and Michael John Kolins, of Allen, Texas, were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Burkhalter Chapel at Trinity United Methodist Church of Ruston. The Rev. Gordon Robert McDaniel, of Falling Waters, West Virginia, officiated the double-ring ceremony. The...
Amy Danyelle Frasier, of Dubach, and Darren Kane Kennimer Jr., of Dubach, were united in holy matrimony at 5 p.m. April 30 at Ruston Weddings. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Greg Tipton. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Frasier, and the granddaughter of Marie Tims, of...

Sports

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Baseball America’s latest NCAA Regional projections have Louisiana Tech as the No. 3 seed in the Baton Rouge Regional hosted by LSU.

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Louisiana Tech pitcher Graham Ahlrich and catcher Brent Diaz have been named to the Conference USA Baseball All-Academic Team, as announced...

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Louisiana Tech third baseman Chase Lunceford has been selected as the Conference USA Hitter of the Week after the junior helped lead the...

Editorials

The Ruston Daily Leader congratulates the Louisiana Tech University baseball team for the Diamond ’Dogs outstanding all-around efforts, both on the field and in the classroom...
Recently, more than a dozen community leaders participated in the Lincoln Parish Citizen’s Academy. The seven-week program was designed by the 3rd Judicial District Attorney’...