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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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09/09/2013
Local 6-15-year-olds have the chance to join the ranks of famous NFL quarterbacks such as Dan Marino and Brett Favre this Saturday. Both football greats — as well as a number of other individuals...
09/09/2013
Each year the Northern Louisiana Medical Center’s Senior Circle puts on a special event to celebrate another great year. This year will be a HeeHaw Hootenanny for those that attend. The event is set...
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09/09/2013
After dancing throughout the continental United States, two local ladies decided it was time to make Ruston their official home. Little did they know once their families were started their passion...
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09/08/2013
Aug. 20 marked the opening day for the playground at North Village Plaza on U.S. Highway 33. Since the playground’s opening, there are always children playing on the equipment, especially after...
09/08/2013
Ruston officials’ original efforts to make minor revisions in a 57-year-old ordinance that gives broad authority to the city building official have instead resulted in a proposed rewrite of major...
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09/08/2013
FARMERVILE — Union General Hospital may be in danger of closing after the Office of Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services released a report Aug. 15 re-examining funding for...
09/08/2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to work facing a momentous vote on whether the United States should attack Syria, a question that overshadows a crowded and contentious agenda of budget fights,...
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09/07/2013
We have had a great beginning at Ruston Elementary. Our teachers have been planning all summer to plan new strategies as we implement Common Core State Standards. We appreciate their hard work and...
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09/07/2013
School has started and we are settling in for the 48th year of Bethel Christian School. Our faculty has been expanded by six new teachers this school year. We welcome Mary Dronet, Tina Brownfield,...
09/07/2013
The Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators wishes to again recognize those educators who have effectively integrated the use of computers into the educational process. Each nominee should...