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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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03/26/2014
The Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization will be hosting a “gigantic” spring garage sale April 5, according to event coordinator Gina Stokes. “This event is going to be big,” Stokes...
03/26/2014
The Ruston Fire Department responded to a single motor vehicle crash at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday at Simmons and Mitcham Orchard Road. Eric Brazzel, RFD public education officer, said the single...
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03/26/2014
Talented high school students from all over northern Louisiana gathered on the campus of Grambling State University to showcase their art skills at the 2014 High School Art Exhibition last week in...
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03/26/2014
Name: Robyn Brown Number of years lived in Lincoln Parish: I grew up in Ruston and lived here for 15 years. I left for college and returned eight years ago. So, 23 years in Lincoln Parish overall....
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03/25/2014
Jacob Jenkins, 11, uses a plastic fork to score his clay bowl before adding another coil. Jacob, of Ruston, was a participant in Saturday’s Pinch and Coil children’s workshop sponsored by the North...
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03/25/2014
Although the hot button issue was the approval of allowing the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber to host the annual gun and knife show at the Library Events Center, there was other business handled during the...
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03/25/2014
Name: Leaia Alsup Number of years in Lincoln Parish: 7 years Profession: Co-owner/teacher at LG dance studio Clubs/Organizations/Affiliations: Twin City Ballet Company, Regional Dance America,...
03/25/2014
Louisiana Tech University, in collaboration with the Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City, is pleased to announce the establishment of the Louisiana Cyber and Data Consortium (LACDC).  The...
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03/24/2014
Associate Professor Dave Anderson (left) and Assistant Professor Drew McKevitt of Louisiana Tech University’s history department were two of more than 300 runners who participated in the Kappa Delta...
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03/24/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business is proud to announce the induction of James E. Davison and Glen F. Post into its college’s Hall of Fame during the first ever Hall of Fame and Faculty...