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The University of Louisiana System has eclipsed 90,000 students for the first time since 2012. An additional 588 students over last year brings the System’s total enrollment to 90,439 students. Six of the nine UL System institutions experienced some level of growth. Northwestern State University in Natchitoches boasted the highest percentage and student increase at 7 percent and 640 students, respectively. Grambling State University followed with a 6.8 percent increase from an additional 310 students. “Even during extremely difficult budget times, our universities have worked diligently to...

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12/17/2013
While people are donning their houses with Christmas cheer this season, the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 is informing residents that safety is important for a happy holiday. LPFD Chief Donnie...
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12/16/2013
Students from the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center, Cedar Creek, A.E. Phillips and Ruston High School performed at the Ruston Civic Center on Friday night. Pictured above are the LPECC students...
12/16/2013
In a Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s report released today, it was stated that Louisiana Tech University did not have proper controls over money collected at several locations on campus, which...
12/16/2013
What was it like to celebrate Christmas in the days of England’s King Henry VIII? Hear it from His Majesty himself, as portrayed by Southeastern Louisiana University history professor William B....
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12/16/2013
A new child care facility has recently opened its doors to the special needs children in the Ruston-Lincoln area. Todd Craighead, director, is a Registered Nurse and has been in the nursing field for...
12/15/2013
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury officially adopted its 2013 amended budget and 2014 proposed budgets during Tuesday’s monthly meeting at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. A total of $15,527,293 was...
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12/15/2013
The annual Grambling Christmas Parade rolled through Saturday as area residents flocked to the streets to join in on the holiday celebration. Pictured is Santa Claus throwing candy to spectators....
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12/15/2013
Two more Ruston attorneys have throw their hats into the ring for the Third Judicial District Division B judge’s seat, and two others say they’re eyeing the race. Mike Coyle and Ty Storms, both...
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12/15/2013
Ruston resident Reagan Pylant (third from left) is the winner of the Buddy Ball of Ruston Jeep raffle. Pylant received the keys to his new 2014 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4x4 in ceremonies Saturday at...
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12/15/2013
Ian Macaskill remembers getting up in the middle of the night to watch live television coverage of Nelson Mandela walking out of South Africa’s Robben Island prison. He also remembers living in his...