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Jonathan Gunasekaran placed second runner up out of 39 at the 2016 National You Be The Chemist Challenge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The I.A. Lewis sixth grader received a $2,500 scholarship and a trophy for placing third in the competition. “I was really happy (to place third),” he said. “I was glad to be one of the top in the nation.” Jonathan is the second consecutive student from Lincoln Parish to represent the area at the competition that is an interactive academic contest that encourages fifth through eighth grade students to explore chemistry concepts and their real-world...

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06/09/2016
Musician Rick Kelley will perform at 2 p.m. Friday at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. Hailing from Michigan, Kelley focuses on the importance of reading and invites all local children and...
06/08/2016
The Lincoln Parish School Board has approved Vista Construction Group of Monroe’s $1.5 million bid to add new classrooms, a soccer facility, a new roof on the auditorium and a new floor for the girls...
06/08/2016
The Building and Grounds Committee discussed plans for a parking lot and drainage improvements at Choudrant High School’s sports complex and plans to expand the parking lot at Ruston High School. The...
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06/08/2016
Each year, more than a dozen little girls put on their best dresses and happiest smiles in the hopes of becoming the next Princess Peach. This year, 18 young ladies will get that chance at 10 a.m....
06/08/2016
For those who enjoy expressing themselves through the written word, the Lincoln Parish Library has announced an opportunity for them to share their work with the community. Margie Mealer, head of...
06/07/2016
Moving Ruston Forward has officially begun. The Board of Alderman approved an ordinance Monday night authorizing the city to start collecting the three-quarter-cent sales tax that will help fund the...
06/07/2016
Ruston will be a little brighter this Christmas season. The Board of Aldermen voted Monday night to spend $115,000 on new seasonal LED lights for part for the central business district. “Lights...
06/07/2016
Simsboro voters will go to the polls Nov. 8 to decide the fate of a proposed 1.25 percent sales tax. The village council set the election Monday night during their regular monthly meeting. If...
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06/07/2016
Growing up in both Ruston and Grambling, Mose Pierce listened to the sounds of his mother’s music — Sir Charles, BB King, Jay Blackfoot, Marvin Gaye and Mel Waiters. It resonated with him and when he...
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06/06/2016
A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the April 16 fatal shooting of a Ruston man outside a Grambling nightclub. Chadwick Ramone Jones, 29, of 214 Murline Drive in Grambling, was...