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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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05/31/2014
LifeHouse Ministries will hold its annual barbecue fundraiser from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday at LifeHouse, located at 813 N. Trenton St. Tickets are $10 and are available from any LifeHouse board...
05/31/2014
NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The body of a missing Louisiana swimmer has been recovered off a Florida Panhandle beach. Officials say the body of 21-year-old Nathan Hughey, of Pineville, was found about...
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05/31/2014
State Sen. Rick Gallot had a resolution from the Senate prepared in honor of both Cypress Springs and Ruston Elementary schools and their Lemonade Day projects. He visited both CSE and RES to present...
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05/31/2014
LEFT: Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson, Miss., is proud to announce that Judith Hampton, of Farmerville, recently graduated with a Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude. Hampton is the daughter of...
05/31/2014
Principal’s List Third grade: Johnathan Brantley, Atlis Britt, R J Brown, Ashlyn Cripps, Caroline Estes, Ginger Johnson, Cole Maestrini, Gisele McAllister, Semaj McDonald, Alaina Moffett, Samuel Owen...
05/31/2014
Principal’s List Kathryn Apelgren, Zachary Atkison, Ashton Barber, Tasnia Bari, Baylee Brown, Joy Eddie, Grayson Hipp, Logan Johnston, Morgan Keen, Madeline Murphy, Brooklyn Nestrud, Jared...
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A Honor Roll Seventh grade: Samantha Eckert, Sophia Green, Maritsa Olguin and Tamyia Roberson. Eighth grade: Madison Griffith and Landon Wilhite. Ninth grade: Katie Durrett, Bailee Taylor and Maggie...
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05/31/2014
Cedar Creek High School students and their families recently explored France and Spain while furthering their knowledge of the countries’ cultures and languages. On this trip, they were exposed to...
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05/31/2014
New Tech @ Ruston Political Studies honors students recently hosted “Ignite Ruston” in the Ruston High School Auditorium. Under the direction of instructors Dustin Whitlock, Lane White and Susan...
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05/31/2014
U.S. Senator David Vitter recently met with students from Ruston Junior High School in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington D.C. Seventy students were visiting Washington as part of a school...