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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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11/24/2013
In its regular monthly meeting, the town of Dubach discussed the appointment of a new board member on the board of commissioners for the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 and an increase in fines on...
11/24/2013
Louisiana Tech’s fall quarter commencement exercises were held Nov. 16, with diplomas awarded to 304 graduates. Commencement marked the close of fall quarter activities at the university, with winter...
11/24/2013
Louisiana Tech has announced the names of students on its fall quarter President’s and Dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the...
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11/22/2013
State epidemiologist Dr. Raoult Ratard has some advice for Louisianans: Change your lifestyle. “Start having a healthy diet, lose weight, stop smoking, watch your blood pressure and watch the...
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11/22/2013
With the opening of Main Street Exchange this week, Ruston has joined the ranks of several big cities around the country with the latest shopping trend — occasional shops. Only open a few days each...
11/22/2013
A well-known rapper officially donated $5,000 to Grambling State University on Tuesday. Wale, a musician from Washington, D.C., pledged to help the university’s football team with new uniforms and...
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11/21/2013
The telephone rings. Natalie Taylor touches her computer screen and answers, “Ruston police and fire.” There’s a hit-and-run traffic accident on East Georgia Avenue. Taylor dispatches a police...
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11/21/2013
At 2 p.m. Tuesday the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and McCarter Financial Group hosted a free, informational meeting featuring Michael Bertaut, an expert from Blue Cross Blue Shield on the...
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11/21/2013
The Phillips family has learned a great deal about the cultural traditions of India and Nepal right from the comfort of their own homes. For approximately the past five years, Andrea and Gregg...
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11/21/2013
The Louisiana Science Teachers Association is proud to announce that I.A. Lewis School science teacher Holly Payton was named Outstanding Middle Grades Science Teacher of the Year during ceremonies...