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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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10/19/2017
Upcoming October Events: • Proceeds from teacher donations and concessions will be donated to “Wiggin’ Out” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month • Red Ribbon Week will be celebrated Oct. 23-27.
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10/18/2017
With a passion for art, and a heart for community, Ruston Artisans was established to support the many accomplished artists and artisans in the area. “We know amazing artists and many have asked us...
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10/17/2017
It is interesting to get an intimate look into the life of a country music star, but it is even more satisfying to have local talent sharing the same love, and at 6:30 tonight, residents will get to...
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10/17/2017
State and local fire investigators are continuing their efforts to determine what caused a blaze that destroyed the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center this morning. The building, located at 1400...
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10/17/2017
The Leadership Lincoln XXXI October “Heath Care and Social Services Day” was sponsored by Northern Louisiana Medical Center. The day included visits with Christian Community Action, Life Choices of...
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10/16/2017
Beginning on Tuesday, the Grambling State University Theatre will present “Flyin’ West,” by Pearl Cleage in the Recital Hall, located in the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center. “Fleeing the...
10/16/2017
Louisiana Tech University’s Master of Science in Engineering and Technology Management program has earned the University accolades, both as one of the most affordable online degree programs in the...
10/16/2017
In the past two weeks, the people of Lincoln Parish were asked to help Governor Jon Bel Edward fulfill his promise to the mayor of Puerto Rico for aid. They did not disappoint. “I can’t say enough...
10/14/2017
The University of Louisiana System wants to produce 150,000 graduates by 2025, a 20 percent increases over recent trends, said the leader of the state’s largest higher education system, which...
10/14/2017
Lincoln Parish voters split with voters statewide in Saturday’s primary election for treasurer by giving the majority of the local vote to Republican state Sen. Neil Riser of Columbia. Complete but...