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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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10/03/2013
At approximately 4:45 p.m. Wednesday the Ruston Fire Department responded to a 911 call on U.S. Highway 167 at Charlotte Street for a two-car accident, where one of the vehicles rolled over. One...
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10/03/2013
Wednesday morning, kindergartners at Choudrant Elementary School were encouraged to read every day as First Lady Supriya Jindal stopped by to read to them. At 10:30 a.m. the first lady visited...
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10/03/2013
Louisiana has plenty of money but doesn’t spend it wisely, state Treasurer John Kennedy said Wednesday. Debunking often-heard political claims that the state is short on funds, Kennedy said Louisiana...
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10/03/2013
Delve into the world of good versus evil, with the Ruston Community’s production of “Angel in the Pawnshop.” The Dixie Center for the Arts will host the production, which is set to take the stage at...
10/03/2013
Early voting in this month’s special election to fill former Rep. Rodney Alexander’s 5th Congressional District seat begins Saturday, but local political watchers say the contest hasn’t stirred much...
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10/03/2013
Otis Gilley, Clarke Williams/CenturyTel Endowed Professor and Head of the Department of Economics and Finance at Louisiana Tech University, said the need for economic and financial literacy has never...
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10/03/2013
Devon Energy continued it partnership with I. A. Lewis School by kicking off the 2013-14 year with a $2,000 check to help fund projects on the school’s Adopt-A-School Wish List. This will enable IAL...
10/03/2013
When individuals are released from a hospital, often times, they are not 100 percent back to their functioning selves and require assistance from health care professionals. While most would prefer...
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10/03/2013
With fall upon us, West Monroe based Ready Decks is encouraging residents to consider a screen porch for their needs. Screened porches provide homeowners with all the enjoyment of the outdoors while...
10/02/2013
Local law enforcement reported that Dekedrick Dontez Mardis turned himself in this morning. The suspect surrendered himself to law enforcement. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office thanks residents...