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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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11/06/2013
The Choudrant Fire Department still has approximately 30 tickets left for their 52-week gun raffle, which began in September. Overall, only 1,000 tickets were made available, but residents still have...
11/05/2013
The city of Ruston is lending a helping hand to two local agencies. The Board of Aldermen voted Monday night to give the Head Start program an additional $10,000 and the Louisiana Military Museum a...
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11/05/2013
A year and a half ago Vicki Staples put her scrubs away and picked up her price gun — after 30 years as a nurse, she became the owner of The Avenue Christian Bookstore in Ruston. Throughout her time...
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11/05/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office along with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested one man on charges of distribution of marijuana and resisting arrest after an attempted traffic...
11/05/2013
Local residents will have a chance to voice their thoughts on a proposed charter school application today when a special public hearing is held at 5:30 p.m. prior to the 6 p.m. regularly scheduled...
11/05/2013
The Health Hut, Lincoln Parish’s mobile health-care provider, will kick of its newest program with a daylong community expo and health conference Nov. 21 at the Lincoln Parish Events Center. Lighten...
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11/04/2013
At approximately 1 p.m. Sunday, a car crashed into a utility pole along the Interstate 20 westbound service road. It reportedly knocked out power for businesses in the area for several hours. As of...
11/04/2013
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen gets the opportunity tonight to revisit a request from Alderman Elmore Mayfield that the city allocate an additional $10,000 for the Lincoln Total Community Action Head...
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11/04/2013
At 6:03 a.m. Friday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested one man on seven counts of distribution of marijuana. Samee Munir Hassan, 21, of...
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11/04/2013
Ruston’s Christmas and Louisiana Peach Festival parades have a new organizer. The Rotary Club of Ruston will coordinate both events as a result of the demise of the Ruston Jaycees, long-time manager...