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05/04/2016 - 11:04am
Following 11 years of research, a new book titled “The History of the Louisiana Peach Festival & Pageant” book will be available online beginning Monday. Author Linda Sivils said copies of the book can be purchased from BBOTW.com, Infinity Publishing.com and Amazon.com. The book is written...
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05/04/2016 - 11:05am
I.A. Lewis sixth grader Roselyn Benenett, 12, is pictured with her artwork “Riverbank at Sunset” for the Art Without Walls exhibit at the Rawle Enterprise Center on Louisiana Tech University’s campus. Art Without Walls is artwork created by selected students from Lincoln Parish public schools...
05/04/2016 - 11:07am
Lincoln and Union Parishes will begin a community mentor program that teaches universal principles of scripture to at-risk students toward a life of purpose. Teach One to Lead One will take at-risk students on a 14-week program teaching principles based from Christian scripture. Lori Salierno-...
05/04/2016 - 11:08am
The Lincoln Parish School Board soon may see an end to a decades old desegregation case. Information about the case could possibly reach the media within the next few weeks, parish schools Superintendent Mike Milstead said Tuesday. Milstead’s comments came after the school board spent 30 minutes in...
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05/03/2016 - 10:40am
The rape of a 17-year-old girl at the Union Parish Detention Center is still being investigated. Union Parish Sheriff Dusty Gates said Monday the investigation into the rape of the female inmate at the parish detention center is continuing and that further arrests are possible. “We’ll be working...

Announcements

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mark Horn, of Richardson, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Abigail Lillie Horn to William Reeves Barr. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ann Horn, of Plainview, Texas; the late Mr. and Mrs. Ignatius G. Ruiz Jr.; and...
More than 100 friends and family attended the 60th wedding anniversary dinner party of Richard B. Lewis and MaryJane Lewis, of Ruston, held April 9 in the Temple Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Ruston. The couple were wed April 6, 1956. The celebration was hosted by their two sons — Rick and Jon...

Sports

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Louisiana Tech will open a four-game home stand when the Bulldogs host Interstate-20 foe Louisiana-Monroe in a midweek non-conference meeting...

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Louisiana Tech’s athletics stars took the stage at Howard Auditorium Tuesday night as the second annual TECHSPYs were held. Pictured above...

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Garrett Willingham (batting) and the seventh-seeded Choudrant Aggies advanced to the Class B baseball quarterfinals Tuesday with a 2-1 win at...

Editorials

Does this election season have you thinking, “I need a vacation”? Though you may not realize it, you’re actually doing your country a great service if you take one. Whether...
Spring is here. April showers have brought May flowers along with flourishing athletics programs for our Lincoln Parish teams. The Louisiana Tech University tennis team...