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Earnest Miles III remembers accidently dropping and breaking a television remote from his top bunk bed when he was 6-years-old. “I thought, ‘My dad is going to be so angry when he sees this,” said Miles, who is now 28. Miles frantically began to put the pieces back together one-by-one, aligning the number pad on the base, putting the wires back in place and eventually screwing everything back. “It was a lot easier than I thought it would be,” he said. “From then on I just liked building stuff. I loved technology.” Little did Miles know at the time that rebuilding a broken remote would start a...

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06/17/2017
Four days before the Wednesday that Megan Faulkner will never forget, she was talking with an acquaintance about enrolling her 16-month-old son in baby swimming lessons. She didn’t know that before...
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06/17/2017
Top Left: Local residents cruise down Main Street in downtown Grambling during the 45th annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival. Top Right: Juneteenth festivalgoers walk down the hill at the entrance of...
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06/17/2017
Top Left: From left, Little Miss Juneteenth 2017 Charity Willis, 10, Miss Junior Juneteenth 2017 Jade Smith, 11, and Miss Juneteenth 2017 Amaya Wright listen to Alter Ego, of Shreveport, during the...
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06/17/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Paradigm Gym. Paradigm is a 37,000 square foot state-of-the-art gym/recreation facility. It will accommodate area and state...
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06/16/2017
Many peaches will be consumed, and it will get messy, during the Cobbler Gobbler and Peach Eating Contests at the 67th annual Louisiana Peach Festival. The $1,000 grand prize Cobbler Gobbler Eating...
06/16/2017
A new local environmental activist group said it’s disappointed but not surprised by President Trump’s recent decision to cancel the United States’ commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement. The...
06/15/2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The gunman who wounded a top Republican congressman and several others during an early morning baseball practice had apparently been living out a white cargo van for months and...
06/15/2017
The Eta Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will carry on a tradition of serving peach ice cream at the Louisiana Peach Festival again this year. “We’ve been serving up peach ice cream for over 30...
06/14/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury unanimously voted to table a resolution that would terminate a lease and purchase Lincoln Hall, an entertainment venue located at 149 Fairgrounds Road, until it can get...
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06/14/2017
The 2017 edition of the Louisiana Peach Festival won’t only be about enjoying Lincoln Parish’s favorite sweet treat. There’ll be plenty of athletic action involved, too. Sporting events have always...