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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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02/11/2017
Boy Scouts of America Troop 45 has new ceremonial electronic bugle, thanks to an anonymous donor from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Parnell-Burt Post #3615. Post Commander J.D. Harper, left,...
02/11/2017
Grambling State University President Rick Gallot told a group of GSU students to focus on their studies without participating in illegal activities. “You did not come here to sell weed,” said Gallot...
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02/11/2017
Members of the Grambling City Council were in Baton Rouge to attend the Louisiana Municipal Association Conference held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Feb. 6-8. The conference was open to all elected...
02/11/2017
Principal’s list Ninth grade Jonah Allen, Brandon Ball, Chirstan Bates, Cassie Bearden, Anna Bennett, Shae Boone, Jaraylon Burks, Dejah Collins, Samantha Copeland, Benjamin Denny, Sarah Doxey, Joy...
02/11/2017
Principal’s List — All A’s Maggie Ambrose, Roy Bennett, I’Keia Brown, Dai’Jen Fleming, Kasandra Peterson, Landry Pyles, Briona Robinson, Rosetta Shultz, Michael Spurlock and Joshua Thorson. A-B Honor...
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02/11/2017
Jeremy Gantt, manager of Ruston Tractor, Inc., a New Holland and Kubota dealer, was elected to serve as treasurer to the Deep South Equipment Dealers Association. The election took place at the...
02/10/2017
Four employees were dismissed in January and additional financial controls will be implemented as a result of a Grambling State University internal program review resulting in the discovery of...
02/10/2017
After a seven-year hiatus, the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church Gumbo Fundraiser returned to help raise up money for the church. The St. Thomas Ladies Guild sold chicken and sausage gumbo for $10...
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02/10/2017
Investigation is continuing today into a Thursday morning fire that destroyed one residence, damaged a second and claimed the life of a pet dog. Ruston firefighters responded to 814 West Mississippi...
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02/09/2017
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s winter commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Feb. 25 at the Thomas Assembly Center. Walker has been involved in...