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Graduation speaker Stan Napper gave each of the 276 newest Louisiana Tech University graduates a jigsaw puzzle piece before they entered the floor of the Thomas Assembly Center Thursday morning for the school’s 321st Commencement Exercise. The message the retiring vice president for research and development conveyed by the end of his speech was that life is a puzzle, and it’s finding out the way to make yourself best fit that counts most. As he began his address, Napper asked the new graduates a bunch of questions about the gift. “How does it feel?” he asked. “Smooth on one side, rough on the...

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02/17/2014
Two teams of students from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science have placed in the Top 10 of the 2013 Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) Digital Forensics...
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02/17/2014
This week, visitors to the Grambling State University Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center will find themselves stepping into the past as the GSU theatre program presents “The Glass of Water” by...
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02/16/2014
The sixth annual “Kupcakes for Kids” was once again successful in raising money for St. Judes’s Children Research Center as hundreds of cupcakes were served to Lincoln Parish residents inside...
02/16/2014
The president of the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative is still awaiting word from the state on when property in the Old Lake D’Arbonne State Park in Farmerville may be available for bid...
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02/16/2014
Music lovers are in for a rocking weekend when the 15th annual John Simoneaux Memorial Jam hits downtown Ruston on Saturday night. The event is set from 8:30 p.m. until midnight Saturday, with the...
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02/15/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of features running in February in recognition of Black History Month. Upon meeting Lincoln Parish School Board president Otha Anders, one notices three...
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02/15/2014
Locals have joined forces to help the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department by buying a raffle ticket that earns them a chance at 52 guns with a weekly raffle. For more information about the raffle,...
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02/15/2014
Beta Induction On Jan. 31, we had our annual Beta Installation/Induction Ceremony. We had 28 new members inducted on this day as well as five new officers installed. We welcome these new members to...
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02/15/2014
Natchitoches — The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts Foundation met and exceeded its fundraising goal during its fifth annual phonathon held Monday through Thursday, Feb. 3-6. “We...
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02/15/2014
Sheri Burt has joined the Bank of Ruston team as Vice President of Lending. Sheri brings 38 years of experience to Bank of Ruston. Burt’s office will be located at 505 North Vienna Street. She can...