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Jonathan Gunasekaran placed second runner up out of 39 at the 2016 National You Be The Chemist Challenge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The I.A. Lewis sixth grader received a $2,500 scholarship and a trophy for placing third in the competition. “I was really happy (to place third),” he said. “I was glad to be one of the top in the nation.” Jonathan is the second consecutive student from Lincoln Parish to represent the area at the competition that is an interactive academic contest that encourages fifth through eighth grade students to explore chemistry concepts and their real-world...

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07/09/2013
For more than 15 years, one family has been dedicated to making a difference in the lives of unwanted pets and animals. “My mom started all of this in 1996,” Melissa Simons said. “It started when she...
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07/09/2013
“As I sat out on my deck at the beach house we were staying in I saw the parachutes of people parasailing and I wondered if that was something that I would be able to do,” Ruth Sanderson said....
07/09/2013
The main objective at the July Village of Choudrant meeting earlier this month was to approve a revised copy of the 2012-13 fiscal year budget. Council members previously approved the budgets in June...
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07/08/2013
In June, Summer Literacy Day Camp was held at Glen View Elementary School for qualifying students entering first grade in Fall 2013. The program was made possible due to a generous donation from...
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07/08/2013
A Ruston family is asking for help in locating a family member they say has been missing since Friday. Jonathan Verret, 18, of Ruston, was last seen Friday in the northeast Los Angeles area. He was...
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07/08/2013
Three Louisiana Tech University professors from the College of Engineering and Science joined dignitaries representing 157 universities from around the world last week, in Córdoba, Argentina to...
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07/08/2013
Animal lovers who don’t have time to visit the vet are now in luck as Thomas Mobile Veterinary Clinic is in the business of making house calls. After selling his nine-year-old veterinary practice in...
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07/06/2013
Ruston Fire Department firefighters were on the scene Friday evening battling a playground equipment fire at Greenwood Park located at 1306 Cornell Ave. RFD officials said Saturday that arson is the...
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07/06/2013
Ruston High School has something to celebrate as the New Tech @ Ruston building is officially finished. Lincoln Parish Board members — excluding District 7 Representative Trott Hunt, who was absent...
07/06/2013
GRAMBLING — Two Grambling State University students have been awarded News Corporation-United Negro College Fund scholarships as a part of a nationwide competition. Senior Colin Bryan Jno-Finn and...