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Graduation speaker Stan Napper gave each of the 276 newest Louisiana Tech University graduates a jigsaw puzzle piece before they entered the floor of the Thomas Assembly Center Thursday morning for the school’s 321st Commencement Exercise. The message the retiring vice president for research and development conveyed by the end of his speech was that life is a puzzle, and it’s finding out the way to make yourself best fit that counts most. As he began his address, Napper asked the new graduates a bunch of questions about the gift. “How does it feel?” he asked. “Smooth on one side, rough on the...

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05/17/2014
Baton Rouge trip This has been a busy and exciting end of the year for our eigth graders at Choudrant High School. This was the first year that our students traveled to Baton Rouge to see our state...
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05/17/2014
Members of Sunrise Kiwanis recently gathered at the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center for the club’s final reading session of the 2013-14 year. Armed with stacks of books, the group not only...
05/16/2014
Louisiana Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:LABC) announced recently that its board of directors at their meeting on April 29 declared a cash dividend of 5 cents per share on the common stock of the Company,...
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05/16/2014
Stage presented a check for $1,929 to Wiggin’Out recently from a fundraiser. Pictured, left to right, are Patrick Walsh, Wiggin’ Out; Jennifer Holtz, Wiggin’ Out; Elizabeth Turnley, Wiggin’ Out;...
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05/16/2014
Ruston businessman Bill Elmore confirmed Thursday he’s running for mayor. “It’s no secret, I am running,” he said. Elmore, a Republican, is the second declared candidate in the race to succeed...
05/16/2014
A Senate bill was approved Thursday allowing the state to sell acreage in the Old D’Arbonne State Park in Farmerville to the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative. The bill, SB 430 by Sen....
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05/16/2014
The Gamma Alpha Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order is currently holding their annual SeeSaw-A-Thon in the field between Celebrity Theatres and Lowe’s. The event began on Thursday morning and will continue...
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05/16/2014
A Calhoun man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today after a highway chase through three parishes at speeds over 100 mph. Benjamin Moore Tyler, 31, is charged locally with speeding in...
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05/16/2014
The Lincoln Parish School District rolled out its sixth annual “Celebration of Champions” this week, an event designed to shine the spotlight on the best of the best among efforts throughout the...
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05/16/2014
Leadership Lincoln participants celebrated the end of an era in a graduation ceremony held Thursday night at the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. Graduates spent the past nine months learning...