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Jonathan Gunasekaran placed second runner up out of 39 at the 2016 National You Be The Chemist Challenge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The I.A. Lewis sixth grader received a $2,500 scholarship and a trophy for placing third in the competition. “I was really happy (to place third),” he said. “I was glad to be one of the top in the nation.” Jonathan is the second consecutive student from Lincoln Parish to represent the area at the competition that is an interactive academic contest that encourages fifth through eighth grade students to explore chemistry concepts and their real-world...

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06/23/2016
The second Peach Hunt Prize for 2016 was found Wednesday, with the team of the Johnson and Matthews family bringing home four passes to the Peach Festival, four Peach Fest T-shirts, one room night at...
06/22/2016
U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) announced Tuesday that the National Science Foundation will be awarding a $999,234 grant to Louisiana Tech University. These funds will benefit sophomore students...
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06/22/2016
A couple discusses different works of art hanging in the Ruston Civic Center Tuesday Night as they await the beginning of the 29th annual Peach Festival Art Exhibit Awards. More than 40 residents...
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06/22/2016
Originally from Arizona, when Susan Skapura told her retired parents she wanted to move closer to them, she never thought she would be the managing owner of a coffee and frozen yogurt shop. Skapura...
06/21/2016
More than 24 science, technology, engineering and mathematics educators from Ouachita Parish engaged in the third year of professional development summer institute funded through a three-year math...
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06/21/2016
Nothing says “summer is here” like peaches and ice cream. For the members of the Eta Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, summer means the Louisiana Peach Festival and the continuation of a more than...
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06/21/2016
Peach prize hunter Adrianna Robbins found the peach prize at the Ruston Parks and Recreation Soccer Fields. The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commcerce added a second hidden prize to continue the...
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06/20/2016
Ruston has a new recruitment tool that’s also the city’s blueprint for the next decade. “Ruston Re-Imagined” is an updated, but much shorter version of the city’s Ruston 21 master plan. The 36-page,...
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06/20/2016
Ruston residents gathered along downtown sideways this morning in order to participate in a commercial by UPS to welcome Monster Moto to the area. Residents were asked by Mayor Ronny Walker to take a...
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06/20/2016
The curtain will rise on “the tale as old as time” beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” is a children-led production of the fairytale classic...