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Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 9:44pm
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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Fourth grade students at Dubach School attended the second annual White House Dinner in the Ruston Civic Center Feb. 19. The dinner was part of a parish wide effort to teach students from all over...
02/22/2014
From Principal Hilton We would like to thank First Baptist Church for all of their help around the Hillcrest campus. We appreciate the time and energy they have given to help our campus look...
02/22/2014
Head Start enjoys challenging our children and emphasizing the uniqueness of all our children. This year as in years past Head Start has had several sets of twins. Five sets of twins are currently...
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State Sen. Rick Gallot spoke to students at Ruston High School as part of a “Legislator’s Back to School” endeavor to encourage high school students to voice their opinions in a representative...
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More drug-related arrests were made by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team on Thursday. According to the arrest affidavit, agents were executing an arrest warrant at 2603 Redwood St. at...
02/21/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board received an unprecedented interest rate on bonds sold for as a result of the November 2013 property referendum during a board meeting on Wednesday. The lowest rate...
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An arrest has been made in the Feb. 14 burglary of a vehicle at Rocketwash Carwash on Farmerville Highway. At approximately 5:20 p.m. Feb. 14, Ruston Police Department officers responded to the...
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Ruston city utility customers have several new options to make bill paying easier. They can pay online, pay in advance, receive their statement via email or a combination of choices. All of the...
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Louisiana Tech University has entered into a partnership with global IT leader Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Louisiana Economic Development (LED) FastStart, and the Cyber Innovation Center in...