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Louisiana Tech University’s department of music has announced its Alumnus of the Year and Honors Recital soloists, and will feature the honorees at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Howard Auditorium. Tony Boutté was selected as the 2017 Alumnus of the Year. Boutté earned a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance in 1982 and went on to complete graduate studies at the Eastman School of Music and the University of Maryland for his doctorate. He has established himself as a first-rate tenor singer of many styles, including opera, art song, oratorio and chamber music from the Baroque period to today....

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01/21/2014
Alana Belton brought a message of hope to the students of Grambling State University as she spoke at a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Monday. “It’s not enough for us to keep dreaming, we have...
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01/20/2014
The 2014 Annual Freedom Fund Banquet for the Lincoln Parish Branch of the NAACP was held Saturday night at Mt. Harmony Baptist Church. Guest speaker for the event was Lincoln Parish Assistant...
01/20/2014
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University campus ministries and the Favrot Student Union Board will host a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at 5 p.m. today. Main speaker Alana Belton is a prominent...
01/20/2014
After responding to six woods and grass fires, two of which burned more than 30 acres, the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 has issued a burn ban. Capt. Dustin St. Andre said after responding to...
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01/20/2014
A Ruston woman faces aggravated second-degree battery charges today after she allegedly hit her niece in the head with a coffee mug and then attacked her with a kitchen knife. Darlene Gray, of 617...
01/20/2014
Dr. Louis J. Guillette, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of the Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences Center at the Medical University of South Carolina, will present two...
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01/19/2014
The 12th annual Martin Luther King Day Noon Ecumenical Observance will be held Monday in the Ruston Civic Center. Nationally renowned success coach and motivational speaker Steve Birdine will be the...
01/19/2014
Scammers are targeting area utility customers with threats to disconnect gas or electric service unless accounts supposedly in arrears are settled immediately with prepaid debit cards. “What we’re...
01/19/2014
Here in Ruston and Lincoln Parish there seems to be a growing trend of residents being more health conscious. However, influenza or commonly known as the flu, is still prevalent despite attempts to...
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01/19/2014
The Lincoln Parish Library is the current home for the traveling Louisiana Bicentennial Quilt, “Stitch by Stitch, Binding Together 200 Years of Louisiana History.” After traveling around the state,...