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Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 9:44pm
Saturday served as commencement for Louisiana Tech University’s 326 winter quarter graduates, and Ronny Walker, mayor of Ruston, served as the event’s keynote speaker. Walker focused on three words to emphasize to the graduates: bold, believe and brave. “I want to encourage you to be bold,” Walker said. “Bold in your work. Bold in your goals and ambitions. Bold with your dreams … Being bold is one reason you are graduating from a nationally recognized university today. It was a bold move by then President Dan Reneau and his staff, one of which is our president today, Dr. Les Guice, who took...

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Local accomplishments Students at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts were recognized for their work over the summer months during the annual Summer Recognition Ceremony held Oct. 18...
10/26/2013
Ruston Parks and Recreation is again hosting the iHoops Skills Challenge at 10 a.m. Nov. 9 in the Bobby James Gymnasium, 605 James St. This event is a free basketball skills competition that is a...
10/26/2013
Assembly of God First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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10/25/2013
To close out breast cancer awareness month, the Northern Louisiana Medical Center brought in the Pink Heals tour to help raise awareness. Elizabeth Turnley, marketing director for NLMC, said this was...
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10/25/2013
Whether it’s calculated under the new system or the old, it looks like Lincoln Parish has again been given a ‘B’ by the state. Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell was excited about the news. “We’re...
10/25/2013
At approximately 6:45 p.m. Thursday, the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to a house fire north of Grambling on Nathan Loop. Kevin Reynolds, captain with LPFD, said there were no injuries as...
10/25/2013
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, the Ruston Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its seventh opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft...
10/25/2013
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday The Living Gospel Church of Ruston will be having a winter coat giveaway at the Ruston Housing Authority Community Center, located at 901 Martin Luther King Drive....
10/25/2013
At approximately 10:40 a.m. Thursday, Ruston Police Department and Ruston Emergency Medical Services responded to a call regarding a vehicle crashing into Lewis’ Boutique. The driver reportedly had a...
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10/25/2013
Two teams looking to turn around their seasons clash in Miami at 5 p.m. Saturday as Louisiana Tech takes on Florida International in Conference USA play. Tech enters the contest at 2-5 overall and 1-...