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03/29/2017 - 12:11pm
Students and faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education recently visited several elementary and secondary school sites in Caddo Parish to advance the model for their highly successful and innovative Teacher Educators and Mentors clinical residency program. The team from Louisiana...
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03/29/2017 - 12:13pm
March has been a busy month for a local nonprofit ministry. Life Choices of North Central Louisiana recently moved to its newly-remodeled facility on Belue Lane near Green Clinic. The 7,000 square foot facility opened up greatly needed space Life Choices Director Kathleen Richard said. She said...
03/28/2017 - 11:51am
Ruston police are asking the public’s help in locating a suspect in a Monday night shooting that left one person injured. At approximately 9:35 p.m., officers responded to the Calvin Street area for a reported shorts fired call, but were unable to locate anyone who was injured or a suspect, Deputy...
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03/28/2017 - 11:56am
Known as the musical ambassadors of the Army, the United States Army Field Band has one mission — to serve and inspire the American people by telling the Army’s story and honoring soldiers and veterans at home and abroad. At 7 p.m. April 6, they will serve that mission at the Richland Arts Center...
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03/27/2017 - 11:47am
The the Fourth Annual Susan G. Komen North Louisiana Color Me for a Cure 5k walk/run was held Saturday in downtown Ruston. Left, Anthonie Tobin leaps through a cloud of pink smoke on his way to the finish line. Right, from left to right, Katie Hopkins, her dog Gypsy, and Meghan Davis celebrate...

Announcements

Ricky and Polly Durrett, of Simsboro, are proud to announce the recent engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Durrett, to Lucas Aaron Fraley, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Richard and Nancy Durrett, of Simsboro; and Marilyn Crowe, of Simsboro....
Kaitlyn Meyers, of Ruston, and Trey Gauthreaux, of Ruston, are happy to announce their recent engagement and forthcoming marriage. Kaity is the daughter of Billy and Shannon Meyers, of Ruston; and the granddaughter of Gracie Hall, of Ruston; Tim and Cathy Mitchell, of Mer Rouge; and William and...

Sports

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Louisiana Tech used four two-run hits and a combined three-hit shutout by Bailey Allen and Krystal De La Cruz to defeat Stephen F. Austin 8-0 in...

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Louisiana Tech Football practiced for two hours on Monday under sunny skies in what was the ninth of 15 total sessions of the spring for the...

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New Living Word senior Jessica Onwuzulike (with ball) has been selected to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class C All-State first team...

Editorials

Once a year students from Louisiana Tech and Grambling State Universities come together for a day of volunteering and cleanup — The Big Event. This year, the Big Event was...
As March Madness winds down, some of our area collegiate football players are preparing for the next phase of the gridiron careers — the possibility of playing pro football....