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Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser pledged Thursday to intentionally expand Louisiana’s tourism marketing plan to include attractions in Lincoln and other North Louisiana parishes. “North Louisiana does matter,” Nungesser said. The lieutenant governor was in Ruston as part of his statewide expedition celebrating National Tourism Week. The trip is designed to promote Louisiana’s tourism industry and its economic impact on the state. Touting tourism is the major function of the lieutenant governor’s office. “We’re going to start promoting the whole state,” Nungesser told a group of local officials and...

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09/04/2013
Despite Louisiana Tech University’s “strong position” compared to other regional and state schools, the year ahead “will likely be the most challenging we’ve seen,” Tech President Les Guice said...
09/04/2013
The Louisiana Center for the Blind is offering residents the opportunity to give back to the community. The Center will host their first Jazz Brunch and Silent Auction to benefit three youth programs...
09/03/2013
MONROE – LifeShare Blood Centers reports the local O negative blood supply is critically low and requests that all eligible type O negative donors give blood as soon as possible.
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09/03/2013
Ruston High School has long been known for a tradition of football excellence. And a group of former RHS football players are striving to keep that tradition alive as they work to rebuild the Bearcat...
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09/03/2013
Grambling State University Police Department made an arrest Friday after a suspicious package was found in the mail room. Officers arrested Terrell Lee Briggs, 26, of 1703 Aralia Drive, Pomona, Calif...
09/03/2013
A man was arrested on Monday after being found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle. At approximately 9:31 p.m. Monday, Alberto Ybanez II, 40, of 957 Jimbo Freeman Road, was reportedly found...
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09/03/2013
Just because someone decides to retire, doesn’t mean they’re finished working. That’s certainly the case with new Head Start Director Pamela Harris, who spent more than 20 years working in the...
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09/01/2013
New Living Word School principal the Rev. Jerry Baldwin said Friday the private school is “moving on,” despite a continuing disagreement with the state over the voucher system. “We’re doing nothing...
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09/01/2013
The Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to two separate fires on Thursday. The first occurred at 217 Gahagan Road in a mobile home park. According to officials the mobile home was a total loss....
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09/01/2013
Just in time for hunting season, local outdoors lovers have a chance to build their gun collection with very little expense on their part. The Choudrant Fire Department still has approximately 300...