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BATON ROUGE (AP) — Several lawmakers bid good riddance to the outgoing manager of the state-owned, safety-net hospitals in north Louisiana, saying Tuesday that they expected a new oversight deal to improve the facilities. The Shreveport and Monroe hospitals which care for the poor and uninsured and help train Louisiana State University medical students will shift to new management Oct. 1, under oversight of a new company jointly controlled by LSU and Ochsner Health System. Under the years-long, multibillion-dollar deal, that new nonprofit corporation will replace BRF, which has managed the...

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02/17/2015
The sounds of music and dance filled the student center at Louisiana Tech University recently during International Student Scholarship Night. The International Student Association hosted the event...
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02/16/2015
On Feb. 9, the grand opening of Sue Paperie occurred. It was also the ninth anniversary of co-owner Rachel Davison’s mother’s death. Davison and Candee Anderson, co-owner of the store, honored the...
02/16/2015
The Ruston Farmers Market is one of the nine markets in the pilot a project through the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the national farmers market advocates. Ruston Market organizer Jean...
02/14/2015
In an attempt to save taxpayer dollars, Lincoln Parish Police Juror Skip Russell was approved to seek out more information regarding a building currently for sale in downtown Ruston. The Joint Public...
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02/14/2015
Installing fencing at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center is still underway despite setbacks. Warden Jim Tuten said the entire portion of the 12-foot fencing has been finished except for the locks...
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02/14/2015
Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of features running in February in recognition of Black History Month. At 30 years old, Sontus Mitchell has been working with the community for nearly...
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02/14/2015
Bobby J. Conville Jr., left, presented a short history of Rotary International to the members of the Ruston Rotary Club. The program was a commemoration of the 69th anniversary of Rotary, which was...
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02/14/2015
NEW ORLEANS — The major announced candidates for both Governor and Lt Governor joined nearly 1,000 elected and appointed parish officials for the 91st Annual Police Jury Convention in New Orleans on...
02/14/2015
Test Preparation Program The Extended Day Test Preparation program for eighth graders began on Feb. 2. The major purpose of the program is to engage students in test—taking skills and additional...
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02/14/2015
Top Photo: CES third graders attending Tech’s Regional Science Fair were, left to right, Conner Thompson, Bryce Ougel, Payton Antley, Kylee Parker, Elli Dickerson, Gracen Bryant, Mason Colwell, Mitch...