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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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08/05/2014
When primary election day dawns Nov. 4, Theresia Campbell will be in high gear. Campbell, of Hilly, is commissioner-in-charge of the voting precinct at Colvin Memorial in Unionville. It’s her job to...
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08/05/2014
After many rewarding experiences, Ruston native Anna Blake will be handing down her crown as Miss Spirit of Ruston. The 2013 Miss Spirit of Ruston was the youngest contestant in the Miss Louisiana...
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08/04/2014
In a project that has been two years in the making, Anytime Fitness will be almost double in size in the next few weeks. During a groundbreaking ceremony held on Wednesday, staff members and owners...
08/04/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board will meet in final preparations for the 2014-15 school year at the regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night. Several items will be discussed for approval including...
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08/04/2014
For friends, fans and alums of Louisiana Tech University, summer is a perfect time to celebrate the start of a new year and a new football season. The Happening XXXIII, presented by Argent Financial...
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08/02/2014
Angela Alonzo and her dog Apache were among the few who braved Saturday’s steady light rain and unseasonably cooler temperatures to participate in the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department’s sixth...
08/02/2014
A congressional decision in 2011 to ban earmarks has backers of both the Lincoln Parish I-20 transportation corridor program and a plan to draw drinking water from Lake D’Arbonne rethinking ways to...
08/02/2014
Parish schools are gearing up for a fresh start this week with “prep” programs. Ruston High School will host an entire “Prep Week,” beginning tomorrow. “This is one of our favorite times of the year...
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08/02/2014
David Colvin may have an 11-year dream coming true. That is, if he sends in the highest bid. Colvin has been vying for a piece of adjudicated property located next to a parcel of land he already...
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08/02/2014
ATLANTA — Argent Financial Group, a diversified wealth and financial services firm, is making a big play in the Atlanta market. The Ruston-based Argent announced recently that the firm has acquired a...