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Earnest Miles III remembers accidently dropping and breaking a television remote from his top bunk bed when he was 6-years-old. “I thought, ‘My dad is going to be so angry when he sees this,” said Miles, who is now 28. Miles frantically began to put the pieces back together one-by-one, aligning the number pad on the base, putting the wires back in place and eventually screwing everything back. “It was a lot easier than I thought it would be,” he said. “From then on I just liked building stuff. I loved technology.” Little did Miles know at the time that rebuilding a broken remote would start a...

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05/22/2017
Bikers pass under the Tarbutton Overpass Sunday as part of the Run For The Wall event. The motorcyle trek ends at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D. C., on Memorial Day. See more photos on page...
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05/22/2017
The suspect in an attempted second-degree murder that occurred May 17 is now in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. Justin Lamar Early, 23, of 2401 Washington St., in Ruston, was located in Ouachita...
05/22/2017
Lincoln Parish students have the opportunity to remain mentally and physically active this summer now that the final school bells have rung for the 2016-17 school year. Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE...
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05/22/2017
Hudson Futrell, 6, of Choudrant, maneuvers through part of an obstacle course at Cook Park during Friday’s evening’s culminating event of Ride Ruston Bike Week. The week, with its emphasis on biking...
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05/22/2017
Run For The Wall biker Judy Atkins of Tuscon, Arizona, who was ahead of the main group of participants, stopped under the Tarbutton Overpass Sunday to greet supporters and hand out 2017 Run For The...
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05/20/2017
Louisiana Tech University and a record number of new graduates celebrated milestones Saturday as the school conducted its 320th Commencement Exercises before a standing-room- only crowd at the Thomas...
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05/20/2017
Every year on the Sunday of the week before Memorial Day, Shirley Soto and a group of her family members stand on the side of Interstate 20 and watch the motorcycles go by. “It just makes my heart...
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05/20/2017
“Sixty-four years.” The Rev. Henry E. Island smiled as he said it. Clotie “Pete” Gipson Island, his wife, moved just a little closer to him in the chair she occupied right next to his in the formal...
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05/20/2017
A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes were awarded recently to the most innovative, student-developed product and service ideas at the 2017 TOP DOG New Venture Championship at Louisiana Tech...
05/20/2017
Law enforcement agencies are once again urging parish resients to lock their vehicles and remove valuables, in the wake of an increased number of vehicle burglaries this month. “These burglaries are...