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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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08/23/2014
Getting automobile repairs done cheaper and faster through labor limitations and “after market” parts may not pay off for large corporate insurance companies like State Farm, Progressive, Geico and...
08/23/2014
The field of candidates for the Nov. 4 primary election is official. At the close of the three-day candidate qualifying period Friday afternoon, 76 people had signed up to run in 23 races that will...
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08/23/2014
Top: The annual Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Gun, Knife and Coin Show added another attraction this year: boats. Hundreds perused the items at the Ruston Civic Center over the weekend. Here,...
08/23/2014
The Library Board of Control met on Wednesday to finish taking care of some old business and to hear of new things going on at the library. Library Director Vivian McCain gave board members updated...
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08/23/2014
 The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours was hosted by The Hub on August 12 at 750 Celebrity Drive in Ruston. The theme was “HUB Tour.” There was food, including 2 dips made by...
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08/22/2014
Find inner strength and embrace the search for meaning. This was the message Pauline Leonard, professor and department chair in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, delivered during the...
08/22/2014
Today is the final day of candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary election. Qualifying for the 63 local, regional and statewide offices up for grabs began Wednesday and ends at 4:30 p.m. Here’s...
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08/22/2014
Grambling native Susan Billups Wiley today announced her candidacy for the Lincoln Parish School Board District 1 seat. District 1 is a small part of western Ruston and parts of Grambling.
08/22/2014
As the prep and college football season starts up, youngsters in the parish looking to knock helmets on the gridiron are in luck as Ruston Parks and Recreation will be offering tackle football for...
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08/22/2014
Maggie Jones Boudreaux currently has an exhibit on display at Parish Press. An opening reception was held on Wednesday, where locals were able to speak with the artist and admire her work. Pictured...