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07/26/2017 - 11:20am
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science has announced that Haley Dishman, a mechanical engineering student, has received a Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society Stabile scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. Tau Beta Pi Scholarship Program was established to reward...
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07/26/2017 - 11:25am
The Dixie Center for the Arts has joined in the fight to raise funds for a new hall for VFW Parnell Burt Post 3615 by sponsoring a benefit concert from 6-9 a.m. Saturday. After 80 years of service and due to the fact that no rebar was used to construct the foundation of the current hall, located at...
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07/26/2017 - 11:28am
FARMERVILLE — The employment future of a man hired as a policeman by the Bernice Board of Aldermen ended before he started work with his arrest on domestic violence charges. At its meeting July 11,
the board was asked considered hiring three full-time
officers. A report published
following the...
07/25/2017 - 11:09am
The city of Ruston wants to hear from its citizens. The city has a new 19-question online public opinion survey seeking input on city services, downtown, active transportation and recycling. The survey is available on the city’s website, www.ruston.org, as well as on Facebook and Instagram. Hard...
07/25/2017 - 11:11am
With summer almost over, and school just around the corner, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team and The Well Ministries have come together to help families in need with school supplies. “For the last two years, Tara (Stone, of The Well Ministries) and I have been working together to help foster kids...

Announcements

Martha Claire Booth and Loren Spencer Lepore were united in holy matrimony during a 6 o’clock wedding on July 1, 2017 at Brown Chapel of Centenary College. The bride’s uncle, Reverend Jay Hogewood officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Scott Booth and Kathryn James Booth, of Bossier...
Miss Mary Michael McGehee and Mr. Jake Thomas Woods were united in marriage at 11 a.m. on June 3 at the home of Tom and Dell Jones, in Ruston, Louisiana. The ceremony was officiated by Kevin Flattmann of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. Music for the ceremony was provided by Brittany...

Sports

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DENVER (AP) — Paul Millsap was welcomed back to his old neighborhood with a reception that included a drum line and cheering children.

It...

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After spending the last four years as a player on the back line for Louisiana Tech, Charity Simmons will now be on the sideline as an assistant...

The accolades continue to roll in for Louisiana Tech bowling team signee Ashley Channell, who was named one of five female Dexter High School All-...

Editorials

The city of Ruston wants to know how its doing and it’s depending on you, the citizenry, to let it know. Between now and Aug. 22, residents can go online — or request a paper...
Even after receiving her degree in communication arts and design, the honors keep rolling in for former Louisiana Tech soccer standout Kathryn Sloan. The latest came earlier...