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10/19/2018 - 12:36pm
Editor’s note: This is the second of two stories about what’s on the ballot for the Nov. 6 primary. There are several websites with more information about proposed state constitutional amendments including the Public Affairs Research Council at parlouisiana.org, and the Council for a Better...
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10/19/2018 - 12:39pm
Ruston resident Ayres Bradford has become the first person to officially declare his candidacy for the District 12 state House seat vacated earlier this month with the resignation of former Rep. Rob Shadoin. “I’m running for this seat because I see this as an opportunity to give back and serve...
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10/19/2018 - 12:40pm
Assistant 3rd Judicial District Attorney Bruce Hampton has announced his candidacy for the district judge’s seat that opened when former District Judge Jay McCallum was elected to the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal. The judgeship race is on the Nov. 6 ballot. Hampton has been a prosecutor for 17 years...
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10/19/2018 - 12:42pm
A special offer will be served up to tailgate-goers in Bulldog Village tomorrow before the Louisiana Tech homecoming football game against UTEP — $10 for all-you-can-eat seafood. Available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. leading up to the game, Bulldog fans can help themselves to boiled shrimp, fried shrimp...
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10/18/2018 - 12:29pm
Student Council The 2018-19 I.A. Lewis Student Council has been selected by the faculty. This group serves the school as a link between staff and students. During the month of October the council is raising awareness of and money for the prevention of breast cancer by sponsoring jeans and pink...

Announcements

Matthew and Rachel Nelson, each of Ruston, are pleased to announce the recent engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kalea Nelson, of Ruston, to Braxton Trull, of Quitman. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Danny and Helen Payton, of Ruston; and of Gerald and Karen Nelson, of...
Mr. and Mrs. Julian and Mary Etta Vanhoof Jr. are proud to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Julian F. Vanhoof Jr., a native of Alexandria, and Mary Etta Andrews, a native of Ruston, were wed on Aug. 24, 1968 at Saint Thomas Catholic Church of Ruston. The two now reside in Stonewall. They...

Sports

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Home is where the heart is, and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will be looking to show their fans some love Saturday afternoon as the Bulldogs play...

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Football can be one of the more treacherous roller coaster rides as a team strives to find consistency and balance week in and week out.

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One team will pick up its first win of the season in a game starting at 7 tonight as Isaiah Gray and the Lincoln Prep Panthers play at Ringgold....

Editorials

Louisiana Tech University is fast approaching 125 years since its founding as the Industrial Institute and College of Louisiana in 1894. With Homecoming weekend upon us once...
Yes, it’s still October, but the holiday season begins to unfold this week. It starts with the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s annual ARToberfest on Friday, hypes up...