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12/08/2016 - 11:23am
RUSTON ELEMENTARY Third grade news December is here and school is moving right along. Third graders at RES have been busy learning new math skills and reading strategies as well as science and social studies content. In math they have been focusing on math fact families and will be learning some...
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12/08/2016 - 11:44am
On the fake turf in Louisiana Tech’s otherwise empty Joe Aillet Stadium, his wheelchair toed the goalline on this mid-morning Monday. O.K. “Buddy” Davis, recipient of the 2016 Football Writers Association of America Lifetime Achievement Award, was about to illustrate yet again his determination and...
12/08/2016 - 11:45am
Ruston Parks and Recreation has again secured a line directly from the North Pole to Ruston. Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and their elves will be recording messages for young callers at 255-5414. The recordings from Santa’s workshop will be updated every few days in mid-December and then daily as...
12/08/2016 - 11:46am
The Annual Grambling Christmas Parade is Saturday. The parade is scheduled to line up at 10 a.m. at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church, 2155 Martin Luther King Ave. and will begin promptly at 11 a.m. The parade will move East on Martin Luther King Avenue; take a right turn on Main Street at the...
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12/07/2016 - 11:42am
The skies should be clear and the temperatures cold Thursday evening for Ruston’s annual Christmas parade. The parade begins at 6 p.m. and winds its way through downtown’s winter wonderland before ending in the parking lot of Louisiana Tech University’s Aillet Stadium. Parade line-up begins at 5 p....

Announcements

Ralph and Cathy Tomlinson, of Bossier City, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Connor Caitlin Tomlinson, of Bossier City, to Murphy John Foster Chestnut IV, of Jonesboro. Connor is the granddaughter of the late Earle and Mary Cooke, and the late Ralph...
Anna Claire Meeds and Tobin Brooks Pritchard were united in holy matrimony at Trinity United Methodist Church on Saturday, October 29. The wedding took place at half past five in the evening. Brian Mercer officiated the double-ring ceremony in the sanctuary. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs...

Sports

After being selected to the All-Conference USA Team, Louisiana Tech’s Kathryn Sloan and Nomvula Kgoale added to their hardware by being named...

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It was a tale of two halves.

And ultimately, it came down to the final possession.

Stephen F. Austin senior point guard Taylor...

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IRVING, Texas — Louisiana Tech garnered four of Conference USA’s top honors Wednesday when Ryan Higgins and Carlos Henderson combined for...

Editorials

Lincoln Parish is home to one of the best school districts in the state. One school; however, made it to the top 25 best public schools in Louisiana. A.E. Phillips Laboratory...
Lincoln Parish is famous for images of the towering height of Wyly Tower and sunsets at Lincoln Parish Park, but that’s not all the parish has to offer to residents and...