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The College of Education’s Clinical Residency Research Center had its first cohort of TEAM Model clinical interns graduate from Louisiana Tech University’s spring commencement. This was the second year pilot of the elementary clinical residency program and the first pilot year to have full-year clinical residencies, formerly student teaching, at the secondary level. Amy Vessel, Director of the CRRC, said the establishment of education clinical residencies is growing rapidly across our country. “This year, we wanted to make certain our teacher candidates were acknowledged for the...

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05/18/2016
United Way of Northeast Louisiana recently wrapped up the 2015-16 READ.LEARN.SUCCEED initiative in Lincoln Parish. Students from Hillcrest Elementary, Cypress Springs Elementary and Ruston Elementary...
05/18/2016
Ruston’s municipal swimming pool is closed for good. City officials decided not to reopen the 85-year-old pool this season because of safety issues and dwindling usage. “It was not an easy decision....
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...