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Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:33am
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It was a good news/bad news kind of Saturday for Lincoln Parish college football fans. The Grambling State Tigers turned in the good as the Tigers battled back to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston while Louisiana Tech fell 58-44 to Western Kentucky in the Conference USA title contest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In a rematch of last year’s SWAC championship game that Grambling lost 49-21, the Tigers fell behind early in this year’s match-up. Alcorn State jumped out to a 17-0 lead at halftime, but the Tigers opened the...

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11/11/2016
Twelve veterans sat in folding chairs outside of the North Louisiana Medical Center on November 10 waiting to be recognized. Instead of patches or medals, these veterans would be awarded a...
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11/11/2016
Louisiana Tech University will honor some of its most distinguished and faithful alumni today at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon as part of the university’s Homecoming 2016 celebration. The event,...
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William E. Bradley, senior vice president for cyber engineering and technology services at CenturyLink, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s fall commencement exercises...
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11/10/2016
The Louisiana Tech University choir, established in 1894, has had a long history of standing out from the crowd. John Petzet, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, said the...
11/10/2016
The deadline to sign up for Ruston’s new curbside recycling program has been extended until Tuesday. Thus far, approximately 500 people have signed up for the program that begins Jan. 1. The $10-per-...
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11/10/2016
The fall season has been busy for the students at Trinity Preschool. Not only have they discussed all of the changes that fall brings, but also the importance of fire safety and the awesome job that...
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11/10/2016
We had a tremendous October; our children loved the Trike-A-Thon and going to the pumpkin patch. The days have gotten a little cooler so we have been able to stay outside a little longer — that’s...
11/09/2016
State Treasurer John Kennedy was the top choice for Lincoln Parish voters. Complete but unofficial returns show Kennedy, a Republican, polled 23 percent of the local vote. Fourth District Congressman...
11/09/2016
Several residents will see at least a portion of their roads resurfaced or gain new culverts as the Lincoln Parish Police Jury approved the Capital Improvement Plan for 2017-19 during their regular...
11/09/2016
The residents of Simsboro voted down a proposed 1.25 percent sales tax. With 305 citizens voting on the tax, it lost 58 percent to 42 percent. There were 128 votes for and 177 against the sales tax...