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Louisiana Tech University’s department of music has announced its Alumnus of the Year and Honors Recital soloists, and will feature the honorees at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Howard Auditorium. Tony Boutté was selected as the 2017 Alumnus of the Year. Boutté earned a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance in 1982 and went on to complete graduate studies at the Eastman School of Music and the University of Maryland for his doctorate. He has established himself as a first-rate tenor singer of many styles, including opera, art song, oratorio and chamber music from the Baroque period to today....

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03/20/2014
Ruston Junior High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) carried 18 members to the District II FBLA Leadership Conference on Feb. 5. As the only middle level chapter competing against high...
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03/20/2014
Natchitoches — Twenty-nine students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts participated in district literary rally held Feb. 22 at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston.
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03/20/2014
Top left: Emmanuel Baptist Preschool celebrates Read Across America Week with green eggs and ham for snack. Top right: Jack Henry said he loves Dr. Seuss. Bottom left: Stella enjoys eating her green...
03/20/2014
Winners in the 2014 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge have been announced following competition at Louisiana Tech on Feb. 22. Over 1,600 students competed...
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03/19/2014
Four local law enforcement agencies came together Tuesday to further their education on the topic of DNA. Hosted by the Ruston Police Department, employees with the North Louisiana Criminalistics...
03/19/2014
The Grambling High Foundation will be submitting an application to the state’s Board of Secondary Elementary Education for a Type II charter, after missing the deadline to submit an application for a...
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03/19/2014
The Farmerville Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies are seeking a Ruston man believed to be responsible for a burglary at Northside Pharmacy. Farmerville Police Chief Bim...
03/19/2014
The head of the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative says his group is willing to pay the $65,000 appraised price for property for a water treatment plant, if the Legislature OKs the sale...
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03/19/2014
Valentine’s Day was extra special for Kiana Carr Johnson this year. She received an extra special valentine as she was named teacher of the year at Betty and Jean Schmalz Elementary School in Katy,...
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03/18/2014
Harry Farrar sits in a recliner in the living room of his Ruston home. He’s just returned from a VFW meeting, and every now and then during the conversation, shares with his wife a bit of news he...