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07/28/2017 - 11:53am
With the summer coming to an end, the Summer Reading Program at the Lincoln Parish Library is also preparing to close. This year, the theme of the program was “Build a Better World,” and attracted more than 500 residents to participate. Margie Mealer, director of the children’s department, said she...
07/28/2017 - 11:57am
A group of approximately 25 Vietnam War re-enactors will be at the North Louisiana Military Museum on Aug. 5 to show residents some of the implements of war and talk about the conflict. The come-and-go event is free of charge. The display will be set up from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on and around the...
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07/27/2017 - 11:09am
Ruston Daily Leader Executive Sports Editor O.K. “Buddy” Davis thought it was a simple, impromptu birthday gathering Wednesday afternoon in what he calls the Jack Lambert Suite at Princeton Place. Instead, it became the memory of a lifetime. Louisiana Tech officials gathered in Davis’ room...
07/27/2017 - 11:14am
FARMERVILLE — A spokesman with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has confirmed the agency will soon begin talks with the Union Parish Police Jury about removing trash dumpsters located along state-maintained highways. Information obtained through a public records request...
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07/26/2017 - 11:20am
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science has announced that Haley Dishman, a mechanical engineering student, has received a Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society Stabile scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. Tau Beta Pi Scholarship Program was established to reward...

Announcements

Martha Claire Booth and Loren Spencer Lepore were united in holy matrimony during a 6 o’clock wedding on July 1, 2017 at Brown Chapel of Centenary College. The bride’s uncle, Reverend Jay Hogewood officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Scott Booth and Kathryn James Booth, of Bossier...
Miss Mary Michael McGehee and Mr. Jake Thomas Woods were united in marriage at 11 a.m. on June 3 at the home of Tom and Dell Jones, in Ruston, Louisiana. The ceremony was officiated by Kevin Flattmann of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. Music for the ceremony was provided by Brittany...

Sports

Twin Cities Transmissions presents Rumble at the Revelery, a mixed martial arts fight event, is set to start at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Revelry on...

The Downsville Community Charter School FFA is holding a 30 Guns in 30 Days raffle.

A $30 donation will enter each ticker buyer a chance to...

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OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Training camp ha just started, and the Baltimore Ravens already have a lengthy injury list.

Running back Kenneth...

Editorials

Football is about as American as apple pie. More than 1 million high school students, including 20,540 Louisianans, participated in high school football during the 2015-16...
As summer draws to a close, the first day of school quickly approaches. That means students will be needing school supplies. Unfortunately, those supplies can be expensive...