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The Ruston Daily Leader won 28 awards in the Louisiana Press Association’s Better Newspaper Editorial Competition and Better Newspaper Advertising Competition for 2015. The honors include first-place awards in several news, sports, layout and advertising categories. “The staff of the Ruston Daily Leader strives daily to produce a quality hometown newspaper for the good people of Ruston and Lincoln Parish. These awards are well deserved and a good indication of our continued service to this community,” Daily Leader Publisher Rick Hohlt said. The Daily Leader competed against similar sized...

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06/30/2016
The Ruston Daily Leader won 28 awards in the Louisiana Press Association’s Better Newspaper Editorial Competition and Better Newspaper Advertising Competition for 2015. The honors include first-place...
06/30/2016
A vigil for the victims involved in the Orlando massacre will take place from 8:30-9:30 p.m. today at Louisiana Tech University’s Lady of the Mist. Mallory Garza, a counseling psychology doctoral...
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06/30/2016
John Paul Collins grew up listening to his grandmother tell stories about life on the family farm. “She’d tell me it was hard,” he said. “And it was,” Collins’ father, John Collins said. “...
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06/29/2016
Leon Sanders has been appointed to handle operations by the University of Louisiana System at Grambling State University beginning Friday. GSU’s vice president of finance and administration will take...
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06/29/2016
Paige Volentine Family Dentistry’s float, pictured above, won first place for best design during the Louisiana Peach Festival’s “A Peach of My Heart” parade float contest. Second place went to the...
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06/29/2016
Paige Volentine Family Dentistry’s float, pictured above, won first place for best design during the Louisiana Peach Festival’s “A Peach of My Heart” parade float contest. Second place went to the...
06/29/2016
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury has approved the 2015 audit report for both itself and the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish. William R. Hulsey, certified public accountant, reviewed the...
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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...