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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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10/19/2013
Former Ruston native James “Jimmy” McConnell, of Chatsworth, Calif., will join his former high school music student Larry Pannell, music department chairman, and marching band director at Grambling...
10/18/2013
The soap opera known as the winless Grambling State University football team took another dramatic turn Thursday as interim head coach George Ragsdale was relieved of his coaching duties. Defensive...
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10/18/2013
Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice, left, and College of Liberal Arts Dean Donald Kaczvinsky, right, recognized Ruston Daily Leader Executive Sports Editor Buddy Davis as the university’s...
10/18/2013
The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control voted to approve the 2013 amended budget, 2014 budget and the proposed paid holidays for 2015 during their monthly meeting held Wednesday. Vivian McCain,...
10/18/2013
At 3 p.m. Saturday the Living Gospel Church of Ruston will be having a job search workshop at Comfort Inn that will include resume writing, tips for job searches and the do’s and don’ts of the...
10/18/2013
Lincoln Parish voters go to the polls on Saturday to help choose a replacement for former 5th District Congressman Rodney Alexander. Precincts are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters should take...
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10/18/2013
Louisiana Tech University’s Forestry Department held a reception recently to thank members of the Martin Foundation, the charitable arm of the RoyOMartin Companies, for a donation of four vans to be...
10/17/2013
Lincoln Parish School Board members were treated to some good news and some not-so-good news during their recent regularly scheduled meeting held midday on Wednesday at Choudrant High School.
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10/17/2013
At the monthly meeting of the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 Board of Commissioners on Tuesday night, commissioners appointed Donnie Watson as the new interim fire chief until Chief Dennis Ford...
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10/17/2013
The homecoming game will begin at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium. Louisiana Tech’s 2013 Homecoming court was announced recently. The king and queen will be named during halftime of Saturday...