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05/19/2018 - 10:17pm
Argent Financial Group has been named the winner of a Stevie Award for Company of the Year in the 16th Annual American Business Awards. The Ruston-based financial services company received a bronze award in the large financial services industry category. This is the first year Argent has won a...
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05/19/2018 - 10:18pm
Yank Reis celebrated his 93rd birthday late last month with a party at Sundown Tavern. Reis is pictured seated in the middle of the second row. Joining in on the celebration were, standing at top: Benjamin Thomas; seated on the second row flanking Reis: Lori Ann Reis Stuart (left) and Joe Reis (...
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05/19/2018 - 10:19pm
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Christ Church Ruston on April 10. CCR is an expansion of Christ Church of West Monroe. Ruston services are held 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sundays.
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05/19/2018 - 10:21pm
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for 2High Trampoline Park on April 26. 2High Trampoline Park, owned and operated by Cindy and Matt Ludwig is open Tuesday-Sunday.
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05/19/2018 - 10:24pm
Nine Louisiana Tech University College of Business students recently attended the 12th annual undergraduate research conference for the Economic Scholars Program at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. With more than 90 submissions from over 20 universities, seven College of Business students were...

Announcements

Emily Compton, of Ruston, and Braden Thomas Hilton, of Ruston, were united in holy matrimony at 4 p.m. May 5 at First Baptist Church in Ruston. The double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Josh Sanderson. The bride is the daughter of Linnea Allen, of Ruston, and John Compton, of Shreveport....
Emily Compton, of Ruston, and Braden Hilton, of Ruston, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Linnea and Teddy Allen, of Ruston, and John and Karen Compton, of Shreveport. Emily is the granddaughter of William Compton, of Shreveport, and the late...

Sports

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NEW ORLEANS — The Grambling State University baseball team took the road less travelled at the 2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball...

Heading toward mandatory team workouts and preseason training camp, the big question for the New Orleans Saints is who will be No. 2 behind...

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Trailing 2-0 heading into the bottom of the ninth inning, the Louisiana Tech baseball team saw a two-out, two-run game-tying single from Hunter...

Editorials

We’re having trouble grasping the Louisiana Legislature’s take on the budget it sent to Gov. John Bel Edwards — and that Edwards has now vetoed. Lawmakers in both chambers...
When Louisiana Tech University’s spring quarter graduates prepare to receive their diplomas on Saturday, they’ll be marking two new chapters in the school’s history. Chaper 1...