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MONROE (AP) — A 22-year-old classical piano player from Choudrant has been named Miss Louisiana. Justine Ker won the crown during the Saturday finals held at the Monroe Civic Center. Ker is a student at Vanderbilt University. She has studied the piano for the last 16 years and performed Chopin’s “Fantaisie-Impromptu” for the talent competition while wearing a black velvet evening gown with a flowing train. Ker was the runner-up during last year’s Miss Louisiana competition where she also won the instrumental performance award. She was chosen Saturday from a field of 32 contestants and will...

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08/21/2013
Local law enforcement has made five more arrests in conjunction with Operation Summer Heat. At approximately 7:51 p.m. Tuesday Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement...
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08/21/2013
Piney Hills Harmony director Sheila Nugent, of Ruston (center), joins the Sweet Adelines in song during 2012’s “Rock Around the Clock.” An updated and expanded version of the show that brings three...
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08/21/2013
The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System today named Daniel Reneau president emeritus of Louisiana Tech University. Reneau retired from Louisiana Tech in June after serving 46...
08/21/2013
For anyone eyeing the 5th District congressional seat, decision time is here. Since press time Tuesday, two additional candidates have thrown their name in the hat. Henry Herford, a Libertarian, of...
08/21/2013
Last weekend, the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to two fires. The first was a structure fire that occurred Saturday at 145 Chesboro St. The owner was asleep when the fire started in the...
08/21/2013
At the LifeShare donation center in the Graham Shopping Center, there have been low amounts of blood donations this summer, one of the times of the year when blood is most needed. To attract more...
08/21/2013
Claiborne Electric General Manager and CEO Mark Brown wants to warn Co-op members and area residents about a utility scam currently taking place in the area. Late last week, a member services...
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08/21/2013
Submitted photo- Pictured is Glen View Elementary School volunteer reader Sheriff Mike Stone. Volunteer reader, Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said, “It was a pure joy to be a volunteer reader...
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08/20/2013
A $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for more than $10,000 in damage done to the new Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house on Western...
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08/20/2013
BATON ROUGE (AP) — The field of candidates has grown larger in the special election to fill the 5th District congressional seat representing northeast and central Louisiana, as qualifying entered its...