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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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12/28/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting at Penny Perfect on Oct. 17 at 110 West Park Avenue in Ruston. Penny Perfect is owned and operated by Melissa Bullock. For as long as...
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12/27/2013
At approximately 3 p.m. Thursday, the Ruston Fire Department, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Choudrant Fire Department responded to a call reporting a vehicle being struck by a train at...
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12/27/2013
Residents hoping to welcome 2014 in with a bang are in luck since various fireworks stands have set up in Lincoln Parish. However, residents should make sure they are aware of the rules pertaining to...
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12/27/2013
In Lincoln Parish, there are many organizations that stand up against child abuse. One group stands out from the rest — Bikers Against Child Abuse or BACA. The bikers stand in court with children...
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12/26/2013
They won’t be wearing jingle bells or dashing through the snow, but all kinds of horses will be strutting their stuff from Friday through Tuesday in Lincoln Parish. The Sugar Bowl Classic Quarter/...
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12/26/2013
A Christmas Day card game went awry when a local man reportedly threatened a person with a knife and attempted to strangle the victim. Bernardo Santiago, 55, of 161 Chesboro St., was arrested at...
12/26/2013
Area residents have until Jan. 13 to submit nominations for the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Robert E. Russ Award. The annual award recognizes those who have contributed to the civic,...
12/24/2013
Arkansas resident Verle Shelby is hoping to connect with some old Ruston acquaintances this Christmas. “In 1955, I was in the Air Force and was driving home to Arkansas from San Francisco where I had...
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12/24/2013
Grambling State University graduates — and their graduation speaker — got a big surprise last week when Shreveport Federal Credit Union gave the school a large, $100,000 check and a promise to create...
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12/24/2013
Lincoln Parish is home to quite a few hidden treasures, and the Outdoor Wilderness Learning Center can be added to that list. Samantha Luttrell, farm and equine supervisor for the OWL Center, said...