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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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06/10/2017
Roseburg Forest Products in Simsboro has won the Louisiana Department of Economic Development’s 2017 Lantern Award for the northwest region. The award was presented to plant manager Mike Reardon...
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06/10/2017
A Ruston High School alumna was one of more than 3,200 winners awarded a college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship. Hannah Scheaffer, of Ruston, was awarded up to $2,000 in an annual scholarship...
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06/10/2017
Louisiana Peach Festival attendees this year will be able to spend a little more time at the event free of charge plus have the opportunity to visit the arts and crafts venue on an additional day...
06/10/2017
Louisiana lawmakers passed up what could have been a win-win situation for both the House and Senate when they let negotiations on a state budget compromise collapse in disarray on Thursday. That’s...
06/09/2017
Lincoln Parish residents have the opportunity to celebrate and learn about United States history during 45th annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival scheduled Sunday through June 19 in Grambling. The...
06/09/2017
An alternate calendar school year for two Lincoln Parish schools can become a reality as early as June 2018, schools Superintendent Mike Milstead said. If the school board chooses to do so, two...
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06/08/2017
Louisiana’s lawmakers recently agreed to widen the state’s domestic abuse laws to cover dating partners. The proposal by Rep. Helena Moreno, a New Orleans Democrat, would create the crimes of battery...
06/08/2017
The city of Ruston asked the Lincoln Parish School Board to pay approximately $2 million to build a tennis complex and a field house at the city’s new multi-sports recreational complex. In return,...
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06/07/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday granted permission to advertise for the purchase of generators for all district facilities. The school district received a grant from Federal Emergency...
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06/07/2017
Rep. Rob Shadoin predicts the Legislature will reach a compromise on the budget for the spending year that begins July 1, but state agencies will still see yet another round of cuts. That’s because...