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Leader photos by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT Top photo: From left, Sadie Smith, Sadie McGill and Savannah Dorking, Louisiana Tech University cheerleaders, wave to the Louisiana Peach Festival 2016’s “A Peach of My Heart” Parade crowd Saturday in downtown Ruston. Pictured right, Burris Wollsieffer, Monster Moto CEO, was the grand marshal for this year’s parade.

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07/25/2013
Most retail purchases are exempt from the four percent state sales tax during the 2013 Louisiana Annual Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 2 and Aug. 3. The exemption applies to most consumer purchases of...
07/25/2013
CASA of Northeast Louisiana is now accepting donations of school supplies for local children in foster care. CASA’s 2013 School Supply Drive is hoping to provide backpacks filled with school supplies...
07/25/2013
Ruston’s Locker Room, located at 304 E. Reynolds Drive in Ruston, is open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, serving the public with school, team and PE uniforms; screenprinting and lettering;...
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07/24/2013
The Ruston Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the Louisiana Tech University campus at Keeny Hall off College Street in Ruston at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday morning. RFD Public Information Officer...
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07/24/2013
New Louisiana Tech University Athletics Director Tommy McClelland is a family man. And he’s admittedly excited to be joining the Tech and Lincoln Parish families as he prepares to begin leading...
07/24/2013
A strong group of thunderstorms rocked the region late Tuesday night, causing widespread power outages that have lasted into this morning. Entergy Customer Service Manager Jim Pesnell said that 5,000...
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07/24/2013
Current and former graduate students, and faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s kinesiology department had the opportunity to present their research to colleagues from across the country last week...
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07/23/2013
At approximately 12:19 p.m. Monday an 18-wheeler with a permitted load was traveling east on Interstate 20 attempted to cut through the median of through an illegal turning lane. Lamar H. Clack Jr.,...
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07/23/2013
Ronnie Lyons, 64, is the supervisor of the Ruston Housing Authority. Lyons has been the man integral part of putting together the Eddie G. Robinson Football Camp held on July 21, and Saturday’s...
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07/23/2013
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science has received a generous gift of more than $200,000 from Hunt, Guillot and Associates (HGA) of Ruston, La. and members of the Jack...