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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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05/10/2014
Phillip Ellis, of Bernice ,received an award from Mississippi College School of Law during its annual Law Day ceremony. Ellis was the recipient of the Frisby Griffing Marble Scholarship, given...
05/10/2014
The Louisiana Department of Education today announced the results of a survey of 25,000 students who took the PARCC test in April, showing students overwhelmingly prefer taking the computer-based...
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05/10/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s new eco-marathon car “Diesel Dawg” earned first place honors for vehicle design and third place for best diesel fuel mileage in the Urban Concept category of the 2014...
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05/09/2014
The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University in collaboration with the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held the first annual Hall of Fame Banquet on May 8 at Squire Creek Country Club....
05/09/2014
Saturday will be a fun-filled event for the community and members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Woodland Park (East End Park), the club will partner...
05/09/2014
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana legislators have kept thousands of taxpayer dollars that should have gone to reimburse expenses paid by their campaigns, according to an analysis of campaign and...
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05/09/2014
The University of Louisiana System began the process of selecting a new president for Grambling State University, in light of president Frank G. Pogue’s recent retirement announcement, in a...
05/09/2014
Celebrate Mother’s Day at the library and attend a special “Stitching with Mom” class on 2 p.m. Saturday in the Lincoln Community Room. Participants are encouraged to bring their moms and moms are...
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05/08/2014
Marc Broussard will grace the stage of the Dixie Center for the Arts on Friday for the annual Jazzland concert that will benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. Broussard is a...
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05/08/2014
Lincoln Parish remembered the true meaning of volunteerism at the annual Lincoln Parish Schools Community Volunteers Appreciation Luncheon, sponsored by Community Trust Bank on Tuesday in the Ruston...