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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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11/26/2013
Thanks to the wellness program that Lincoln Parish School Board members approved in November 2012, school system employees are seeing better health results. David Charpentier and Tami Rolen-Tharp,...
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11/26/2013
At 10:51 a.m. Monday the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested four people on Greenwood Drive after receiving complaints of suspected illegal drug...
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11/26/2013
At approximately 5:15 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Louisiana Highway 33 and Louisiana Highway 821 a two-vehicle accident occurred. A mid-size SUV was attempting to cross the intersection and...
11/26/2013
The main branch of Bank of Ruston will play host to all past artists who have presented their work at the annual Holiday Art Exhibit. Angie Biscomb, marketing director for the bank, said the event is...
11/26/2013
The Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission elected new officers for 2014, among other things, in their regular meeting last week at the Union Parish Courthouse Annex. Position of secretary and...
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11/25/2013
Residents who have always wanted to try CrossFit, the high-octane fitness craze sweeping the globe, but have felt intimidated by super-fit regulars, or just thought it wasn’t their thing, now have a...
11/25/2013
A Ruston-based entrepreneur was chosen out of 15 presentations as best business idea during the Technology Business Development Center’s “Won in One” idea pitch competition. Held recently at...
11/25/2013
The Dixie Center for the Arts will host the Christmas edition of a slap-stick comedy beginning Dec. 5 “Christmas Belles,” is the a sequel to a previous play Ruston Community presented in March 2011 “...
11/25/2013
The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is providing nearly 150 radio devices to police departments at 10 universities across the state. The transfer involves...
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11/24/2013
For 16 years the North Central Louisiana Arts Council has brought local artists to the attention of the community through the Holiday Arts Tour. Nicole Duet, an assistant professor of art at...