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Students at Louisiana Tech University incur less average student loan debt than students attending any other four-year institution in the State of Louisiana, according to LendEDU’s “Student Loan Debt By State By School Report 2016.” LendEDU ranks Louisiana Tech No. 1 in the state among the four-year schools with students averaging $18,284 of debt for their college educations. Louisiana Tech also ranks No. 25 in the nation in a list of least average debt for students at public colleges and universities. The LendEDU recognition is just the latest in a series of national rankings that Louisiana...

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07/26/2016
Ruston High School students will need to attend the annual RHS Prep Week to prepare for the upcoming school year. Ricky Durrett, RHS principal, said RHS Prep Week will take place from 8:30-11 a.m....
07/26/2016
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next play, “You Can’t Take It With You,” are at 10 a.m. Saturday and at 6 p.m. Monday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Performances are in October. The award...
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07/25/2016
The Delta Regional Authority recently selected Grambling State University as one of six Historically Black Universities to be a part of their HBCU Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Initiative. Otto Meyers,...
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07/25/2016
Jack Pipes arrived at his birthday party in style — riding in a shiny red fire truck. “It was all right,” he said, as he climbed down from cab of the Ruston Fire Department’s Engine 11. Pipes, who...
07/25/2016
Area residents who want to help the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department achieve its dream of buying a new pumper truck can do so by participating in the department’s fourth annual 52 Gun Raffle....
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07/25/2016
Meagan Crews, of Bossier City, center, was crowned Miss Spirit of Ruston Saturday. Helping crown Crews is 2017 Princess Peach Riley Nations, left, with 2016 Miss Dixie Gem Anna Blake, right, crowing...
07/25/2016
Lincoln Parish voters have more decisions to make on Nov. 8 than just who they want to be the next president. The local ballot also includes races for U.S. senator, 5th District congressman, state...
07/23/2016
Ruston residents have the opportunity to show their support for local law enforcement agencies and each other during an All Lives Matter rally set for 6:30 p.m. July 31 at the Lincoln Parish Library...
07/23/2016
In an attempt to bring the Choudrant community together, Ann and Ricky Houck, will host a Prayer Rally beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Anchor Tabernacle, located at 3836 Elm Street in Choudrant. “It...
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07/23/2016
You’ll have to forgive Ruston’s Scott Pumphrey for feeling on top of the world right now, but that’s because he’s been close to just that in recent weeks. The son of Norm and Anita Pumphrey, he...