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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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Faculty and staff from Louisiana Tech University and Dow Chemical Company were excited to announce the donation of $1 million at a press conference in University Hall Saturday. The generous gift...
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TOP: The exterior of our elementary building is complete. Now we can get to work on the inside. Thanks to all who have contributed time, materials and money to clean and repair Bethel’s elementary...