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Choudrant High School senior and regional Student of the Year contestant Addison Patton signed a equestrian scholarship with Mississippi College on Friday. Patton, who was born with cerebral palsy, said she is excited at the prospect of being able to ride as she continues her studies to obtain a degree in psychology. “I never imagined I would be here, much less going to school on an equestrian scholarship,” she said. “It’s been a long road, but I’m happy to be able to go to college and continue riding.” Patton, who is currently in the middle of writing a five-part book series titled “...

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Each morning, Jackie Whitley rises long before the sun peaks over the horizon. She laces up her trainers and heads out to the Louisiana Tech University football stadium, where she walks until long...
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The Lincoln Parish Police Jury Personnel and Benefits Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. today to discuss recommendations for board and commission vacancies before the LPPJ’s regularly scheduled...
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A member of the Ruston TEA party accused the speaker for Monday night’s Common Core forum and the director for Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana (A+PEL) Keith Courville of using “...
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Kevin Sherry, of Ruston, leads Lilly Gabby (left) and Fin (right) across the finish line at Saturday’s Ruston Parks and Recreation Furry Fun Walk. More than 160 pet parents and their furry friends...
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The North Central Louisiana TEA Party invites the public to hear two Common Core specialists explain why people should or should not support the new education standards at the Ruston Country Club at...
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As March is Women’s History Month, Louisiana Tech’s department of history has joined with Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Inc., and the Louisiana Tech Chapter of the American Association of...
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State Sen. Rick Gallot wants to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. Sen. Bob Kostelka wants vehicular homicide classified as a violent crime. He also wants to get rid of the...
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03/09/2014
The Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative would be able to purchase state-owned acreage upon which the group wants to build a water treatment plant, if the Legislature agrees. Sen. Mike...