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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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06/12/2014
Janie Humphries was recently honored at the Governor’s Mansion in Baton Rouge as one of the 2014 Louisiana School Volunteer of the Year Award recipients.
06/12/2014
Louisiana Tech has announced the names of students on its spring quarter President’s and Dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the...
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06/11/2014
Audrey Taunton won the title of National American Miss Louisiana Junior Teen on June 2. In the 2014-15 school year, she will be a junior at Cedar Creek School in Ruston. She is involved with the...
06/11/2014
The Lincoln Parish Tax Commission announced the selection of a new administrator, Denise Griggs, at a meeting Tuesday, in light of the current administrator Jerry Moore’s retirement at the end of...
06/11/2014
In a regular meeting held by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Tuesday night, Executive Director of the Sparta Foundation Rick Hohlt informed jurors of the latest changes to negotiations for land at the...
06/11/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury was given an unqualified opinion for the 2013 audit in Tuesday night’s regular meeting, which, according to CPA David Hartt, is the highest achievement for an audit. “...
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06/11/2014
The recipients of the 2014 academic scholarships from the Grambling Branch of the NAACP were two young ment from Grambling High School — Adarian Williams and Jaylon Wright. Each recipient received $...
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06/11/2014
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06/10/2014
GRAMBLING — University of Louisiana System President Sandra Woodley will recommend the UL System Board of Supervisors appoint Cynthia Warrick to serve as Interim President of Grambling State...
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06/10/2014
Ruston resident Janie Humphries is among 26 school volunteers statewide being recognized today in Baton Rouge as winners of the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana Volunteer of the Year...