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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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07/24/2014
The man responsible for stealing more than $50,000 from Louisiana Tech University has entered into a guilty plea and will face sentencing on Aug. 26. Randal Chance Snow, 25, of 147 Louisiana Highway...
07/24/2014
The city of Grambling has been approved for the fiscal year 2014 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant. The city was approved for funding up to $695,923. The project this money will be used...
07/24/2014
On July 31, Whataburger customers can show their support for Christian Community Action by enjoying their favorite menu items, and 20 percent of Whataburger’s sales from 5 to 8 p.m. will be donated...
07/23/2014
For many people, Fido and Lady are as much a part of the family as anyone else. Unfortunately, while many people know basic human first aid, many are helpless in the face of a pet-related emergency....
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07/23/2014
Teachers in Lincoln Parish have been riding the wave of the future thanks to a collaborative effort between Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering, College of Education and the SciTEC...
07/23/2014
A Union Parish company has purchased almost 70 acres of the old Lake D’Arbonne State Park. Union Property Rentals, LLC was the successful bidder at $415,000 on July 16 for the 68.3-acre parcel. The...
07/23/2014
Local leaders of the Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative recently received notification that the state was almost doubling the asking price for the group’s second choice site set across...
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07/22/2014
Former Ruston resident Marilyn Sewell said if it had not been for her experience in North Louisiana and, more specifically at Louisiana Tech University, she never would have found the courage to “...
07/22/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury held a special meeting Monday night to adopt an ordinance providing the merger of certain precincts in Lincoln Parish, as well as an ordinance redesignating certain...
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07/22/2014
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two male suspects in two separate battery incidents that occurred Monday. LPSO responded to a call at around 9 p.m. Monday in reference to a domestic...