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A former Ruston Junior High School seventh grader recently placed fourth in the 2016 National You Be the Chemist Competition in Washington, D.C. Jonathan Gunasekaran, 13, received scholarship money, a TI-84 Plus calculator and other science-related prizes. You Be the Chemist Competitions are contests in which students are questioned on science and chemistry-related material throughout a day-long, 11-round of academic challenge. Jonathan represented Lincoln Parish in the last two national competitions. His brother, Benjamin, placed ninth in the 2015 National You Be the Chemist Competition. In...

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06/03/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at First Baptist Church for the church’s new children’s building. The new and renovated facilities will accommodate about 200...
06/02/2017
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department is optimistic it will apprehend the suspect or suspects responsible for vandalizing a residence located at 231 Brown Road, Major Chad Alexander, LPSO’s public...
06/02/2017
On Thursday’s first day of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, just as approximately 30 local disaster responders and volunteers arrived at the Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex for their annual...
06/02/2017
The Lincoln Parish Detention Center is facing a potential $500,000 jump in expenses when a new state law goes into effect that requires 17-year-old inmates be housed in juvenile facilities unless a...
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06/01/2017
In December, the Cultural District Board will unveil several bulldog statues created by local artists. The details for that competition were outlined during the Bulldog Statue Interest Meeting held...
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06/01/2017
It began as a simple thought, then thanks to a little encouragement from friends and family, Hannah Parker and Carlie Ann Toliver decided to make their dream of hosting a concert for a good cause a...
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05/31/2017
FARMERVILLE — To Tim Biron, it made perfect sense for his employer to make a contribution in efforts to protect the area’s source of drinking water. Biron is general manager of Foster Farms’...
05/31/2017
Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity has ceased activities that are in violation of the organization’s national rules as a result of an online petition filed by two...
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05/30/2017
Garrett Rinicker, of Ruston, holds an American flag as he makes a Memorial Day visit to the gravesite of his uncle Vietnam veteran Monty Townsend. Rinicker, who’s preparing to join the Army, visits...
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05/30/2017
Juneteenth Heritage Festival organizers are gearing up for a weeklong celebration that includes an old fashioned prayer meeting, Miss Juneteenth Pageant, live entertainment and a parade. The 2017...