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12/16/2018 - 12:53am
Matt Cotton, a 2008 business administration graduate of Louisiana Tech and a recruiter and admissions specialist for the University since 2012, has joined Tech’s University Advancement team as its Director of Development. Cotton’s appointment comes less than three weeks after the University...
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12/16/2018 - 1:10am
Slightly less than 450 students received their diplomas Friday at the Grambling State University fall 2018 commencement exercises. Lala Aicha Coulibaly, a computer science student from Bamako, Mali, graduated with a 3.91 cumulative grade point average and served as the fall 2018 class valedictorian...
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12/16/2018 - 1:11am
Hundreds of area residents braved cool temperatures and light rain Saturday morning to attend the last day of the winter season for the Ruston Farmers Market and to get a taste of the action going on at the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook-off. Pictured above is...
12/16/2018 - 1:13am
Jay Ellington is counting on his 40-plus years’ experience with municipal governments across the country to help position Ruston for a smooth ride into the future — at least insofar as procedures and personnel proficiency are concerned. Ellington, the Rayville native who served as Ruston’s parks...
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12/16/2018 - 1:23am
Top Left: The second-place winner of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook-off was Rougaroux BBQ. Pictured is Rougaroux team member Brandon Sutherland serving up some chili. Top Right: Team Webb, led by Lincoln Parish Sheriff Candidate George Webb, took second...

Announcements

John and Kim Ward are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Christian Ward, of Dallas, Texas, formerly of Ruston, to Lucas Carl Weaver, of Garland, Texas. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Christian A. Fast and late Martha Sue Fast; and...
Haley Leigh Colvin, of Choudrant, and Ragan Lee Bonnette, of Alexandria were united in holy matrimony at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 at Bayou Haven in Alexandria. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by special friend of the bride and groom, Joey Gulledge. The bride is the daughter of Bill Colvin, of...

Sports

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LAFAYETTE — Louisiana Tech drained a season-high 13 3-pointers and held Louisiana-Lafayette to a season-low in points as the Bulldogs routed the...

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At 6-1 and 181 pounds, Chester Rogers is easy to overlook on a football field saturated with opponents who are much larger and determined to make...

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Kierra Anthony scored 35 points and Louisiana Tech built a double digit halftime lead and cruised to an 80-71 win over Ole Miss Saturday afternoon...

Editorials

An unsettling trend swarmed across the globe in recent days, causing evacuations and overall disruption throughout the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. That...
Apparently it’s a tough time to be Louisiana’s secretary of state. But apparently newly elected Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin doesn’t want to talk about it. On Tuesday the...