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05/28/2016 - 9:21pm
Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series on the ongoing construction of Lincoln Parish schools. ••• Construction at Ruston Junior High School on additional classrooms and gym are moving along quickly and expected to be finished by September. James Payton, Lincoln Parish schools transportation...
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05/28/2016 - 9:25pm
Madden L. “Buddy” Nelson never saw the light of day the entire three years he was stationed in the European Theater of World War II. As a member of the Army Air Corps 416th Night Flight Squadron, the Lincoln Parish native literally worked nights readying aircraft for the nighttime missions designed...
05/28/2016 - 9:27pm
The College of Education’s Clinical Residency Research Center had its first cohort of TEAM Model clinical interns graduate from Louisiana Tech University’s spring commencement. This was the second year pilot of the elementary clinical residency program and the first pilot year to have full-year...
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05/27/2016 - 10:25am
Whether it is Buddy Ball or Ruston Parks and Recreation Softball, Lincoln Parish has a special connection to hometown sports. Now, with the help of the Smithsonian, the Lincoln Parish Library will have an opportunity to showcase that history. Nick Davis, a staff librarian, said The Smithsonian...
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05/27/2016 - 10:26am
The Lincoln Parish Library held its Summer Reading Kick Off Thursday in the Events Center. Library staff set up an obstacle course for the smaller readers, while the teens and adults shared a gaming space. Readers of all ages filled the lobby of the Events Center in order to sign up for the “On...

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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HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Louisiana Tech’s high-octane run through the Conference USA Baseball Championships ended Saturday night as Rice held off...

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Thanks to a high-energy head coach and an assembly of players with a matching mindset, Louisiana Tech University baseball is back with a Big...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Louisiana Tech sprinter Jermey Hicks fell short of advancing to the NCAA Championships in a pair of races, completing...

Editorials

Memorial Day to many is the transition from the blooming flowers of spring to the hot days of summer. School is out and most businesses are closed Monday, which means trips...
Junteenth represents heritage, America and, most of all, unity. Across the nation, communities will celebrate the emancipation from slavery in the United States with...