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BATON ROUGE (AP) — John Schroder, a Republican businessman and former legislator, won a special election Saturday for state treasurer. Schroder had 56 percent of the vote over Democrat Derrick Edwards, according to complete, unofficial returns. Schroder will take over a post vacated by John Kennedy, a popular Republican who left the job early after winning election to the U.S. Senate. Schroder was the front-runner in the competition after Republicans in the six-candidate October primary split 67 percent of the vote. Edwards raised few dollars for the race and did far less advertising than...

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10/16/2014
Juvenile Detective with the Ruston Police Department arrested a Ruston man on Wednesday in regards to sexual abuse involving a juvenile. Deputy Chief Clint Williams said Juvenile Detectives with the...
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10/16/2014
The first few of 13 Nutall Oaks to be planted in downtown Ruston’s Railroad Park are in. Kurt Ducote, with Ducote’s Tree Farm in Lakeland, planted two of the 35-foot-high trees Wednesday afternoon....
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10/16/2014
Mayor of Choudrant Bill Sanderson came through on his promise to the town that there would be a “celebrity surprise” on Wednesday. The Robertson family, of the hit A&E show Duck Dynasty came to...
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10/16/2014
Jennie Thurston, director of the Parke Cytogenetics Laboratory in Charlotte, North Carolina and a Louisiana Tech University alumnae, will present a lecture titled, “Clinical Cytogenetics: From...
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10/16/2014
Louisiana Tech University police have arrested a suspect believed to be involved in several burglaries in recent months. According to the arrest report, LTPD received a report from a professor in...
10/16/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s Lambda-Rho Chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, has earned national honors as the Division IV Best Chapter for 2014 and as the recipient of this year’s...
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10/16/2014
Kindergarten The kindergarteners at Glen View had a very eventful September. We began the month celebrating our grandparents with activities in the classroom. There was reading with a grandparent,...
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10/16/2014
Downsville Charter School began presenting an Outstanding Citizenship Award to specially selected students two years ago as part of a program to find and reward those students who work hard at being...
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10/15/2014
Ruston mayoral candidates Bill Elmore and Ronny Walker say they’re looking forward to Thursday evening’s mayoral debate set for 7 p.m. at Howard Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech University campus. “...
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10/15/2014
Ruston High School seniors Austin Meng and Nicholas Ruff have qualified as National Merit semifinalists. About 1.4 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2015 National Merit...