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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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08/10/2016
Members of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury voted to deny an ordinance to levy taxes after a reassessment and roll forward of the millage rates which would have saved parish taxpayers roughly $100,000...
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08/10/2016
Drive friendly. That’s the message city and parish law enforcement agencies and school transportation officials are stressing as more than 7,000 local elementary and secondary students prepare to...
08/10/2016
After a record-breaking number of vendors, sales and customers, The Ruston Farmers Market will close for a short break after the Saturday market day, but will reopen for the fall season on Oct. 1....
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08/09/2016
Grambling State University President Rick Gallot recently appointed Ellen Smiley as interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective immediately. In his first major administrative...
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08/09/2016
For the second time in nine days, Lincoln Parish residents came together in a show of racial unity during the 2nd Annual All Lives Matter Extravaganza and school supply giveaway. Approximately 400...
08/08/2016
A Louisiana Tech University student is dead and two other people are injured as a result of a single-vehicle crash at approximately 3 a.m. Sunday morning on the Tech campus. Omar Rashad Khodr-Agha,...
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08/08/2016
Police are still investigating a pre-dawn incident today in which a vehicle went through the front widow of Thrifty Loans, located at 1003 East Georgia Ave. No further details about the incident were...
08/08/2016
Two public hearings will be held Tuesday as the Lincoln Parish Police Jury meets on the thrift floor of the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. At 6 p.m., the jury will host a public hearing for the purpose...
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08/08/2016
Local artist Sarah Albritton, seated, recently shared her work and stories with residents during her “Fishing for Angels” gallery showing at Gallery 203. Albritton, right, talks with Mary C. Lewis, a...
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08/06/2016
The Sparta Aquifer, our primary water supply, is within sustainable levels in Louisiana. U.S. Geological Survey figures show the amount of water being pumped out of the giant underground formation is...