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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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11/17/2013
First Baptist Church of Ruston will serve its traditional Thanksgiving meal “To Ruston with Love” to area citizens at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Ruston Civic Center, located at 401 N. Trenton Street....
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11/17/2013
Ruston’s “Holidays Arts Tour — Create!” is set to begin Thursday and residents have several things to get excited about. Jessica Slaughter, executive director for the North Central Louisiana Arts...
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11/17/2013
On Saturday, students from local elementary schools participated in a jump rope workshop at A.E. Phillips with The Heart Throbbers Team and The High Velocity Team from Texas. Katie Hall, the...
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11/16/2013
The Howard School in Ruston recently received a grant from Claiborne Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up program. The school was awarded $1,645 to purchase five mini iPads for classroom use....
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11/16/2013
Members of the Lincoln Parish Fire District made a visit to Mrs. Williams’ second grade class at Hillcrest Elementary School recently. Captain Dustin St. Andre and Driver J. Jenkins shared with the...
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11/16/2013
New Tech @ Ruston teacher Dustin Whitlock is seen presenting an overview of project development during a recent collaboration between NT@R and Louisiana Tech University. Students from EDCI 471, a...
11/16/2013
Hillcrest has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the second six-week grading period. Principal’s List
11/16/2013
Simsboro High School has released the names of those students who achieved the honor roll list for the first nine-week grading period. “A” Honor Roll Seventh grade: Andrew Cole, Samantha Eckert,...
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11/16/2013
Ruston Junior High has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Principal’s List Seventh grade — Lathe Allen, Michael Bishop,...
11/16/2013
Northern Louisiana Medical Center has been named as one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of U.S. health care organizations....