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The University of Louisiana System has eclipsed 90,000 students for the first time since 2012. An additional 588 students over last year brings the System’s total enrollment to 90,439 students. Six of the nine UL System institutions experienced some level of growth. Northwestern State University in Natchitoches boasted the highest percentage and student increase at 7 percent and 640 students, respectively. Grambling State University followed with a 6.8 percent increase from an additional 310 students. “Even during extremely difficult budget times, our universities have worked diligently to...

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09/14/2013
Local residents came out Thursday to the Ruston Civic Center donned in their western wear to celebrate the sixth anniversary of North Louisiana Medical Center’s Senior Circle. Attendees enjoyed guest...
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09/14/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of a new wing at Louisiana Center for the Blind on September 6, 2013 at 101 South Trenton Street. Snacks...
09/14/2013
Cinnabon, Inc., the snack leader in the bakery-cafe segment, plans to rapidly beef up its presence in the Bayou State by opening four mall-based franchise bakeries in the coming months. Cinnabon(R)...
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09/14/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Arcadia, La., Chamber of Commerce, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of HML Enterprises on Sept. 9 at 965 Highway...
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09/14/2013
Levy elected to national board The Louisiana District Attorneys Association has announced that District Attorney Robert W. Levy has been elected to represent Louisiana District Attorneys on the Board...
09/14/2013
Smithfield and Brookshire’s are partnering to help feed local Monroe area families by donating 40,000 pounds of protein to the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana. The joint effort is part of Smithfield...
09/14/2013
Louisiana Tech’s Technology Business Development Center (TBDC)ewew and the National Institute of Standards and Technology will host a cyber security workshop Thursday. Richard Kissel, who works with...
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09/13/2013
Even a red sea of Bulldog fans couldn’t prevent Tulane from taking a 24-15 win over Louisiana Tech University on Thursday before a Red-Out game crowd of 22,035 at Joe Aillet Stadium.
09/13/2013
At approximately 3 p.m. Thursday, a chemical explosion took place at Pine Ridge Apartments in Simsboro. The explosion took place in the bathroom of Rachael Aulds’ apartment. “I was in the apartment...
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09/13/2013
Operation Summer Heat yielded three more arrests on Thursday. At 6:15 a.m. Thursday, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office along with the Ruston Police SWAT team served a search warrant of the...