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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 degree in psychology. “I never imagined I would be here, much less going to school on an equestrian scholarship,” she said. “It’s been a long road, but I’m happy to be able to go to college and continue riding.” Patton, who is currently in the middle of writing a five-part book series titled “...

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01/14/2017
Ken Telford was recognized for 37 years of outstanding and dedicated service that contributed to the success of Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group located at 276 Fiberboard Road in Grambling...
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01/14/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new office of Rob Shadoin, State Representative for District 12, on Dec. 15.
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01/14/2017
The first graders have blasted thru the first half of the year and are ready for the second half. They hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and enjoyed the crafts/ornaments their child made....
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01/13/2017
As a soloist, he has traveled the world, performing extensively across the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Japan and Israel — now star clarinetist Igor Begelman is coming to perform in Lincoln...
01/13/2017
The first segment of the Rock Island Greenway shared-use path is expected to be ready by the end of March, weather permitting. City Development Director Ammen Jordan and representatives of Mabry...
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01/13/2017
The Krewe of Allegro invites you to the 18th annual Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball and Silent Auction on Feb. 18 at the Ruston Civic Center. This is a not-to-be-missed evening out, and a great way...
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01/12/2017
New Orleans Saints quarterback Luke McCown opened a new Jimmy John’s sandwich shop Tuesday in Ruston, where he went to college and played football at Louisiana Tech University. “My wife and I are...
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01/12/2017
A full service Chick-fil-A restaurant is coming to Ruston and with it, the return of a former local restauranteur as the new eatery’s franchise owner/operator. Construction is underway on the...
01/12/2017
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker said this morning he feels good about the prospects of the city winning state bond commission approval to issue up to $34 million in sales tax increment revenue bonds for...
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01/11/2017
Louisiana Tech University associate professor of geography Taylor E. Mack is the latest recipient of a rarely awarded distinction conferred by the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers. The...