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A former Ruston Junior High School seventh grader recently placed fourth in the 2016 National You Be the Chemist Competition in Washington, D.C. Jonathan Gunasekaran, 13, received scholarship money, a TI-84 Plus calculator and other science-related prizes. You Be the Chemist Competitions are contests in which students are questioned on science and chemistry-related material throughout a day-long, 11-round of academic challenge. Jonathan represented Lincoln Parish in the last two national competitions. His brother, Benjamin, placed ninth in the 2015 National You Be the Chemist Competition. In...

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03/20/2014
Local advocates of legalizing the sale of raw milk say the issue is primarily one of giving consumers a choice. “I bet you not a week goes by that somebody doesn’t ask us for milk,” Tom Faber, a...
03/20/2014
A bill allowing the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative to purchase land in the Old D’Arbonne State Park as the site of a water treatment plant is on its way to the full Senate for...
03/20/2014
Ruston High School Future Business Leaders of America left no doubt about which school in District II was the best at the District II FBLA Leadership Conference at ULM on Feb. 5. Although many...
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03/20/2014
Now wrapping up its seventh year of financial support for Ruston High School teachers through its Mini-Grant Program, the RHS PTA is proud to announce that the initiative provided $5,867.41 in...
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...