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Saturday served as commencement for Louisiana Tech University’s 326 winter quarter graduates, and Ronny Walker, mayor of Ruston, served as the event’s keynote speaker. Walker focused on three words to emphasize to the graduates: bold, believe and brave. “I want to encourage you to be bold,” Walker said. “Bold in your work. Bold in your goals and ambitions. Bold with your dreams … Being bold is one reason you are graduating from a nationally recognized university today. It was a bold move by then President Dan Reneau and his staff, one of which is our president today, Dr. Les Guice, who took...

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A bill allowing the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative to purchase land in the Old D’Arbonne State Park as the site of a water treatment plant is on its way to the full Senate for...
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Ruston High School Future Business Leaders of America left no doubt about which school in District II was the best at the District II FBLA Leadership Conference at ULM on Feb. 5. Although many...
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Now wrapping up its seventh year of financial support for Ruston High School teachers through its Mini-Grant Program, the RHS PTA is proud to announce that the initiative provided $5,867.41 in...
03/20/2014
Ruston Junior High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) carried 18 members to the District II FBLA Leadership Conference on Feb. 5. As the only middle level chapter competing against high...
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Natchitoches — Twenty-nine students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts participated in district literary rally held Feb. 22 at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston.
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Top left: Emmanuel Baptist Preschool celebrates Read Across America Week with green eggs and ham for snack. Top right: Jack Henry said he loves Dr. Seuss. Bottom left: Stella enjoys eating her green...
03/20/2014
Winners in the 2014 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge have been announced following competition at Louisiana Tech on Feb. 22. Over 1,600 students competed...
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Four local law enforcement agencies came together Tuesday to further their education on the topic of DNA. Hosted by the Ruston Police Department, employees with the North Louisiana Criminalistics...
03/19/2014
The Grambling High Foundation will be submitting an application to the state’s Board of Secondary Elementary Education for a Type II charter, after missing the deadline to submit an application for a...
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03/19/2014
The Farmerville Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies are seeking a Ruston man believed to be responsible for a burglary at Northside Pharmacy. Farmerville Police Chief Bim...