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Louisiana Tech University is one of a select group of institutions across the country designated for a $299,178 award under the Regional Innovation Strategies Program of the Federal Economic Development Administration. The award is for an innovative program developed by Louisiana Tech to help organize and activate the early-stage capital community along the Interstate 20 corridor in north Louisiana.  “These Regional Innovation Strategies projects will enable entrepreneurs in communities across the United States to start new businesses, manufacture innovative products and export them...

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11/07/2017
Representatives of the Louisiana Budget Project were in Ruston on Monday warning if the state plunges over the looming fiscal cliff, it’s going to hurt. “If we go hurdling over this cliff, it’s not...
11/07/2017
For the first time in its history, the Lincoln Parish School system has been designed an “A” system by the Louisiana Department of Education. The 2017 rankings were released this morning in Baton...
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11/06/2017
R.J. Giles, 6, left, and Reginald Giles, right, cast off a line into the Grambling City Park pond during the city of Grambling sponsored Get Out and Fish event in conjunction with the Louisiana...
11/06/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to call an election for the renewal of two mileages that will generate approximately $260,550 combined over a 10-year period....
11/06/2017
Area residents will gather in downtown Ruston at 10 a.m. Friday to honor local veterans during the city’s annual Veterans Day celebration. All veterans and their families are invited to be part of...
11/04/2017
The 215 preschoolers and 24 teachers who were displaced when fire destroyed the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center in October are expected to return to classes this month in a temporary location at...
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11/04/2017
Tinsley Billberry examines an animal skin during the Lincoln Parish Library’s Fall Festival Saturday. Bill Barham, a traditional Native American dancer, had an extensive display of skins, Native...
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11/04/2017
Arian Carneygee makes a fall-themed craft at the craft booth. His mom helps him stick the leaves to the base during the Lincoln Parish Library’s Fall Festival held Saturday at the library events...
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11/04/2017
Lincoln Parish lost one of its greatest teachers and fiddlers on Friday when Paul Woodard died at age 74. Services are incomplete at this time but will be under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral...
11/04/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is expected to vote Monday on levying a half-cent sales tax in the city’s new tax incremental financing district. The decision is one of several aldermen will consider...