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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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01/25/2014
Honor roll Bethel Christian School has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. President’s List — 4.0 GPA Kindergarten: Marlee...
01/25/2014
Ron Deal, a First Vice President-Investment Officer with the Ruston branch of Wells Fargo Advisors, has earned the certification of Certified Financial Planner™ professional (CFP®) as authorized by...
01/25/2014
Since publishing the proposed 2014-2015 deer-hunting seasons last week, several hunters said they were wondering what they could do to change the lengthy list of bucks-only and either-sex periods in...
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01/24/2014
Two weeks after a fire broke out at the Drew Apartment Complex on Henderson Street, all of its residents have become displaced. Word came from the Office of State Fire Marshal on Thursday that...
01/24/2014
The arctic air mass that moved into the Lincoln Parish area will hang on at least one more day before temperatures warm slightly over the weekend — and then drop severely early next week. Another...
01/24/2014
Several property owners in Ruston’s core landmark zoning district say they want to be part of a proposed new classification that would give them more commercial options for their property. About 20...
01/24/2014
The Board of Commissioners of Fire Protection District No. 1, met Tuesday night for their regular monthly meeting. On the agenda was the election of officers. Richard Aillett was elected chairman and...
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01/24/2014
Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team nabbed two more residents on drug-related charges. At approximately 5:24 a.m. Thursday, LPNET agents executed a search warrant at 2207 Lilly Drive. Upon...
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01/23/2014
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the January Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their achievements at the Jan. 15 luncheon and...
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01/23/2014
Library Sixth graders at Choudrant Elementary School are soaring into the fourth sixth weeks of school. They are reading abundantly using Accelerated Reader and the common core approach to reach...