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Earnest Miles III remembers accidently dropping and breaking a television remote from his top bunk bed when he was 6-years-old. “I thought, ‘My dad is going to be so angry when he sees this,” said Miles, who is now 28. Miles frantically began to put the pieces back together one-by-one, aligning the number pad on the base, putting the wires back in place and eventually screwing everything back. “It was a lot easier than I thought it would be,” he said. “From then on I just liked building stuff. I loved technology.” Little did Miles know at the time that rebuilding a broken remote would start a...

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04/30/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts and Stone Theatre has announced the cast for its final production of the academic year, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”...
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04/30/2014
TOP: Local educators were honored at the annual Adopt-A-School awards banquet on Tuesday for their efforts to promote “going green” in their schools. From left is, Jessie Bryan, of Ruston High School...
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04/29/2014
The second season begins today for District 1-5A Baseball Champion Ruston High School as the Bearcats open the first round of the 5A playoffs against Walker at 6 p.m. at the RHS Baseball Complex....
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04/29/2014
Louisiana’s former poet laureate, Darrell Bourque, will visit Louisiana Tech University to speak about and read from his book of poems, “Megan’s Guitar and Other Poems from Acadie,” recently...
04/29/2014
The Louisiana State Police has recently resumed cadet testing. Men and women interested in becoming a Louisiana State Trooper are encouraged to apply. LSP Troop F Public Information Officer Albert...
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04/29/2014
Jeff Smith turns passion into strength one T-shirt at a time. The online workout gear business Smith founded four years ago has become an avenue for raising awareness of and research dollars for a...
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04/29/2014
Devon Energy is once again the title sponsor of the Sparta Foundation’s Sporting Clays Competition. The competition will be held June 7 at the West Monroe Sheriff’s Rifle Range. All proceeds from...
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04/28/2014
Kynan Sternitzky, 11, shares a laugh with Champ, Louisiana Tech University’s mascot, during the Buddy Ball of Ruston spring season-ending festivities Saturday. Buddy Ball will resume in the fall....
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04/28/2014
A Ruston man accused of forcible rape of a 15-year-old girl was taken into custody on Friday. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer for the Ruston Police Department, said the original...
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04/28/2014
Local students are learning to wield business skills at a young age thanks to the recent implementation of the “Lemonade Day” project at Ruston, Cypress Springs, Glen View and Hillcrest elementary...