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02/20/2017 - 12:08pm
Some 200 stories in the Concordia Sentinel about the 1964 death of African American Frank Morris in Ferriday earned Stanley Nelson a Pulitzer Prize finalist nomination in 2011 for Local Reporting. Nelson’s 10-year obsession with this story began with a 2007 FBI news release on the agency’s...
02/20/2017 - 12:17pm
Choudrant High School senior and regional Student of the Year contestant Addison Patton signed a equestrian scholarship with Mississippi College on Friday. Patton, who was born with cerebral palsy, said she is excited at the prospect of being able to ride as she continues her studies to obtain a...
02/19/2017 - 12:07am
At 6 p.m. Tuesday, the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana will host a program in which one member will be named the local Youth of the Year in the elementary, middle school and high school categories at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. According to Janet Binns Wilson, director...
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02/19/2017 - 12:11am
After more than five years, one local Grambling State University criminal justice assistant professor decides it was time to start creating again. Herbert Simmons’ artwork is currently on display until Thursday at the Dunbar Art Gallery on GSU’s campu. “The Work of Dr. Herbert Simmons Jr. &...
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02/18/2017 - 9:39pm
Third Grade News Third grade students have been super busy at RES. In Social Studies they are beginning a unit on government. They will learn about the three levels and three branches of government. Theywill also learn about different services that the government provides its’ citizens. Because of...

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

Louisiana Tech closed out the indoor portion of its season Sunday as the Bulldogs and Lady Techsters wrapped up the 2017 Conference USA Indoor...

HUMBLE, Texas — Louisiana Tech’s golf team wrapped up play at the All-American Intercollegiate Sunday after as the Bulldogs finished tied for 11th...

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Louisiana Tech University’s pipeline of outstanding quarterbacks keeps flowing.

The school that gave the football world a No. 1 NFL draftee...

Editorials

“The welfare of our country is the great object to which our cares and efforts ought to be directed, and I shall derive great satisfaction from a cooperation with you in the...
Louisiana Peach Festival fans, this one’s for you — literally. The fate of the 2017 festival poster in your hands, or more aptly, at your fingertips. For years, the festival...