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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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12/31/2013
LAW ENFORCEMENT Ruston makes international news Lincoln Parish became the subject of international news earlier this year when 3-year-old Max Shatto, an adopted Russian boy, died unexpectedly in...
12/31/2013
CALHOUN, La. (AP) — Authorities say a cattleman and farmer from Calhoun was killed in a four-wheeler accident on his ranch. Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Maj. Mike Moore told The News-Star deputies...
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12/30/2013
A man is dead after a series of violent events that reportedly culminated in an officer involved shooting. According to a press release, at midnight Sunday, the Ruston Police Department responded to...
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12/30/2013
Sharon Ohler, of Versailles, Ky., pictured right, trotted her horse And He’s Gold around the track Saturday during the Western Pleasure class.
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12/30/2013
As the new year is only a couple days away and residents think of what their New Year’s Resolution will be, a popular choice will be to reduce, reuse and recycle. For the past year, Steve Jones,...
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12/28/2013
The Lincoln Parish Museum has received a new donation and display that will be up through early March. James White, a Ruston native, is responsible for drawing the 78 different churches that are on...
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12/28/2013
One day, Lincoln Parish Superintendent Danny Bell believes the school system will be able to look at a screen and tell exactly where every student in the school system is located. While that day is...
12/28/2013
With 2014 right around the corner, many people are looking to improve their lives by bettering themselves physically, mentally and emotionally. One New Year’s resolution many people have is to...
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12/28/2013
Louisiana Tech may be out for winter break, but workers demolishing the Caruthers Dormitory building were hard at it Saturday as their work continued. Pictured in the foreground is a worker cleaning...
12/28/2013
Several hundred students graduated from Grambling State University during the fall quarter. Local students are listed below by degree and hometown: • Associate of Science in Child Development:...