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The city of Ruston got some financial good news Wednesday at the close of bond sales for the Moving Ruston Forward infrastructure program. The sale that was anticipated to bring in $41 million yielded close to $45.7 instead. “I’m just tickled to death,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. “I couldn’t believe it.” The additional roughly $4.7 million came as a result of low interest rates, Toby Cortez, public finance director with Stifel, the investment-banking firm handling the sale, said. “This was a very good time to enter into the bond market,” Cortez said. “The bond sale was very successful and rates...

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11/08/2013
Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of five features on the Class of 2013 that will be inducted into the Louisiana Tech Athletics Hall of Fame at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Waggonner Room of...
11/08/2013
According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, the percentage of Americans who are homeless has dropped 17 percent from 2009 until now. Organizations like the local Elisha Ministries are...
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11/07/2013
Eddie Robinson Jr., the son of legendary Grambling State University football coach Eddie Robinson, died Wednesday night at Baylor University Medical Center. Robinson Jr. was 70. Robinson Jr....
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11/07/2013
The Louisiana Tech University School of Art faculty currently have pieces of their artwork on display in the F. Elizabeth Bethea Gallery. The exhibit is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p...
11/07/2013
The city of Ruston is asking the state for $42.3 million in construction money, the bulk of which would be spent on road projects. The Board of Aldermen approved the annual requests Monday night. Of...
11/07/2013
The Grambling State University will be hosting various senior exhibits in Dunbar Hall beginning Monday. The first of the students to present work will be Marantz Moon. The exhibit titled “A Product...
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11/07/2013
From the Principal Red Ribbon Week was the week of Oct. 28-Nov.1. Our school theme was “Friends Don’t Let Friends Bully or Do Drugs.” Each teacher focused on bullying and saying “No” to drugs. The...
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11/07/2013
Teachers and administrators from the Lincoln Parish District recently went back to college as part of a professional educator panel for students in Julie Holmes’ EDCI 471 Classroom Management course...
11/07/2013
I.A. Lewis has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Those students are listed below by achievement level. All As Kathryn...
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11/06/2013
Eating pancakes can help raise funds for the area’s needy residents. A Flapjack Fundraiser is scheduled from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, by the Zeta Rho chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha. The women’s...