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12/06/2016 - 11:35am
It’s official. As of Jan. 1, curbside recycling begins, residential garbage pickup drops to once a week, service rates for some categories of commercial dumpsters increase and alterations come in residential trash collection. Those changes are among ones Ruston’s Board of Aldermen unanimous...
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12/06/2016 - 11:42am
A. E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University is one of the 25 best public schools in the state, according to its School Performance Score released recently by the Louisiana Education Department as part of its 2016 accountability assessment of the state’s publically-funded schools...
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12/05/2016 - 11:50am
The Lincoln Parish chapter of the Young Entrepreneur’s Academy was recently recognized on the national level for their growth in the number of accepted students for the academic year. YEA! is an innovative program that guides students through the process of starting their own real business, said...
12/05/2016 - 11:51am
The Lincoln Parish School Board will look to approve a resolution to call an election to renew two millages that generate more than $5 million over a 10-year period. The Consolidated School District No 1 and No. 3 mileage rates expire in 2018 and 2019 and generate $2,156,200 and $3,701,350,...
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12/05/2016 - 11:55am
The newly formed Artisan Strings and Winds chamber ensemble will play its premier concert Dec. 13 at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. The program, titled “Classic Holiday Chamber,” begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the public free of charge. The program includes a variety of Christmas pieces...

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

Grambling State moved to 3-0 at home this season Monday night as the Tiger defeated Tougaloo College 105-90 at the Frederick C. Hobdy...

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After posting two double-doubles this past week, Louisiana Tech redshirt senior Erik McCree was tabbed as the Louisiana Sports Writers...

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It was a triple threat for Louisiana Tech on Monday night as Erik McCree, Jacobi Boykins and Derric Jean each scored 20 points to lead the...

Editorials

It was nearly three years in the waiting, but the Grambling State University Tigers can now truly celebrate. That’s because they captured a Southwestern Athletic Conference...
One step down, one to go. The Louisiana National Register Review Committee has approved Ruston’s application for creation of a Federal Historic District. But the final...