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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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05/17/2016
It took Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission only a matter of minutes Monday night to endorse 10 proposed revisions to the city’s zoning code. The revisions, which basically tweak items already...
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05/17/2016
When Dave Guerin took a “leap of faith,” he set out to shed around 130 pounds. After two years, Guerin finally reached his ideal weight of 190 pounds. “I feel great,” he said. “I feel and look a lot...
05/17/2016
A Robeline man was cited with disturbing the peace after being struck by a train in downtown Ruston. Ruston Police Department Deputy Chief Clint Williams said the department responded to a call at 10...
05/17/2016
The Town of Dubach was approved for a Louisiana Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $506,770 that will be used to improve the water distribution system in the town. Markay Brown,...
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05/16/2016
The Dixie Center for Arts and the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals will be the beneficiaries of a raffle sponsored by 2016 Miss Dixie Gem Peach Anna Blake. Two sets of ceiling tiles salvaged from...
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05/16/2016
More than a dozen Ruston residents braved this morning’s rain and rode their bicycles to work as part of the city’s inaugural Bike to Work Week. The bikers, led by Mayor Ronny Walker, rode from The...
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05/16/2016
The Bank of Ruston served more than 100 Lincoln Parish first responders for the seventh annual First Responder’s Day Friday held at the Bank of Ruston. Misty Womack, Bank of Ruston relationship...
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05/16/2016
TUCSON, Ariz. — Why not us? That was the mantra Louisiana Tech’s golf team lived by at the Conference USA Championship when the Bulldogs, then ranked 140th in the country, upended No. 38 UAB in the...
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05/16/2016
John Hood, center, cuts the ribbon to Cedar Creek School’s Hood Academic Center, a $2.2 million academic center on the campus, with head of school Andrew Yepson, right, presiding over.
05/14/2016
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury Solid Waste and Recycling Committee met to discuss the issue of parish dumpsters. Walter Pullen, chairman, said the current removal policy — created in 1989 — is “if...