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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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06/28/2013
Before last weekend, there had not been a boat race held on Lake D’Arbonne since the early 1980s, but thanks to Mitch and Matt Ludwig of Ludwig Marine in Farmerville, that has changed. Deep South...
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06/27/2013
The Bruce Van De Velde era at Louisiana Tech University is over. In an announcement this morning, the athletics’ director for the soon-to-be affiliated Conference USA program announced he was...
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06/27/2013
Six contestants from Louisiana Tech University will help make up the field this week as the Miss Louisiana competition will be held today, Thursday and Saturday in the W.L. “Jack” Howard Theatre at...
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06/27/2013
After six months of work, appeals and negotiations, Louisiana legislators offered a final budget which restored almost all of the funds lost during last year’s budget cuts to domestic violence...
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06/26/2013
Grambling State University will host its annual Beacon Awards Gala in early September, honoring individuals and organizations committed to strong character, high ethical standards and the community...
06/26/2013
The Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission discussed several issues last week including updates to the spillway’s Tainter Gate Project, progress of water sales with Southwestern Energy and the...
06/26/2013
The North Central Alliance Partners in Prevention Advisory Board met Tuesday to discuss what was planned for summer. Jean Hartzog, with the Office of Behavioral Health, announced that there would be...
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06/25/2013
Another arrest and additional charges have been made in connection to a drug bust that was executed by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team (LPNET) more than two weeks ago.
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06/25/2013
Two years ago, a mother and daughter decided to open up a little boutique and tanning salon together. Chessy’s Boutique and Tanning Salon was originally opened in Arcadia, but since March the store...
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06/25/2013
The Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to two separate incidents over the weekend. At 1:24 p.m. Saturday, the LPFD was requested for mutual aid to a motor vehicle accident at U.S. Highway 167...