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Jonathan Gunasekaran placed second runner up out of 39 at the 2016 National You Be The Chemist Challenge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The I.A. Lewis sixth grader received a $2,500 scholarship and a trophy for placing third in the competition. “I was really happy (to place third),” he said. “I was glad to be one of the top in the nation.” Jonathan is the second consecutive student from Lincoln Parish to represent the area at the competition that is an interactive academic contest that encourages fifth through eighth grade students to explore chemistry concepts and their real-world...

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06/28/2016
Jonathan Gunasekaran placed second runner up out of 39 at the 2016 National You Be The Chemist Challenge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The I.A. Lewis sixth grader received a $2,500 scholarship and a...
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06/28/2016
Minden’s Joel Pharr, 19 months, gives a smile and a wave to a roaming dinosaur as his mother Amy Metzger looks on Friday during the 66th annual Louisiana Peach Festival.
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06/28/2016
William Green, professor of agricultural sciences and interim director of the School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry at Louisiana Tech University, will assume permanent leadership of the unit...
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06/27/2016
MONROE (AP) — A 22-year-old classical piano player from Choudrant has been named Miss Louisiana. Justine Ker won the crown during the Saturday finals held at the Monroe Civic Center. Ker is a student...
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06/27/2016
Top photo: Caylan “The Ginger Binger” Dowden, left, and Damon “The Destroyer” Serginet, right, gobble peach cobbler during the Louisiana Peach Festival’s first Cobbler Gobbler contest on Saturday....
06/27/2016
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury has called a special meeting to begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Policy Jury Meeting Room in the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. The meeting will include a 2015 audit...
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06/25/2016
Leader photos by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT Top photo: From left, Sadie Smith, Sadie McGill and Savannah Dorking, Louisiana Tech University cheerleaders, wave to the Louisiana Peach Festival 2016’s “A Peach...
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06/25/2016
Peach preserves are a pretty sweet treat this time of year. Preserving memories of Ruston’s Mitcham Orchard is a pretty sweet idea for all time. And that’s what current Ruston resident and Louisiana...
06/25/2016
Morgan Letendre, nine months Jersey-Kate Corley, 12 months, Patrick Singh, 13 months, and Kenlyn Sherill, 22 months, were all winners of Barnes Portraiture Diaper Derby 2016 Saturday at Trinity...
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06/25/2016
Top photo: Brandon Foret, left, lead singer of The Chee-Weez, performs to a crowd of more than 500 Louisiana Peach Festival 2016 festival goers Friday at Railroad Park. The New Orleans based five-...