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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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03/05/2014
Students at Cypress Springs Elementary School in Ruston enjoyed a Mardi Gras parade given by the third-grade class on Tuesday afternoon on the school grounds. Third graders are learning about...
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03/05/2014
After more than a year of looking, the Lincoln Parish School Board has finally decided on the next leader of Ruston High School. During their regular session on Tuesday night, the board announced...
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03/05/2014
At approximately 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, officers with the Uniform Patrol Division of the Ruston Police Department responded to North Trenton Street at West Alabama Avenue regarding a traffic accident....
03/05/2014
The board of aldermen for the village of Simsboro met in regular session Monday night and heard Mayor Willie Hendricks’ report on the roadways. “I had the (Louisiana Department of Transportation and...
03/05/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business has developed and is accepting applications for its new online master of business administration (MBA) degree which will begin this coming fall. “We...
03/04/2014
Louisiana Tech’s winter quarter commencement exercises were held Saturday, with diplomas awarded to 328 graduates. Commencement marked the close of winter quarter activities at the university, with...
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03/04/2014
Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth will not seek re-election this fall. “I am making my decision public at this time so that anyone who is considering running for this position will have ample time to...
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03/04/2014
The Ruston Fire Department responded to a car fire at approximately 9:40 a.m. Monday on Mayberry Street. They responded with eight personnel in four units — Rescue 1, Engine 11, Engine 13 and Command...
03/04/2014
Development in Ruston became a little easier Monday night when the board of alderman approved almost 60 revisions to the city’s zoning ordinance. All of the changes lessen the constraints of...
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03/04/2014
Joseph Capers, of Grambling, has had a diverse journey since his humble beginnings in Princeton in Bossier Parish. The son of a rural minister, Capers was sent to live with his aunt and uncle in...