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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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05/29/2013
A man is in jail after a fight he was in ended badly for the other person involved. Maj. Stephen Williams, spokesman for the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, said the office received reports on May...
05/29/2013
From 2 -4 p.m. today the Lincoln Parish Library will kick-off its 2013 summer reading program at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. The library encourages residents to take this opportunity to...
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05/29/2013
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced approximately 2,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by United States colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor...
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05/28/2013
Beginning July 1, Louisiana Tech University will officially be under new leadership. Though the school and community have expressed sadness at seeing current President Dan Reneau step down, they have...
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05/28/2013
The Grace Notes — Carol Ogle, Sheila Nugent, Judy Sisson and Donna Fike (from left to right) — were one of the performing acts Monday during the “Raising The Roof” Memorial Day tribute to veterans...
05/28/2013
Memorial Day weekend had many people headed outdoors to either grill, enjoy the pool or lake or just to soak in some rays. But while enjoyable, being outside, leaving skin exposed to dangerous rays...
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05/27/2013
Americans planned to gather at cemeteries, memorials and monuments nationwide to honor fallen military service members on Memorial Day, at a time when combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and...
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05/27/2013
After a short discussion, it was agreed that the employees working for the Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission will be given a 3 percent raise this year. During their regular meeting earlier...
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05/27/2013
Three new “residents” were welcomed into Louisiana Tech University’s Spirit Park recently, as bronze busts of Louisiana Tech Presidents Ralph L. Ropp (1949 – 1962), F. Jay Taylor (1962 – 1987) and...
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05/25/2013
Overwhelmed can be a bad feeling, like seeing your world turned upside down by a monstrous mile-wide tornado that destroys nearly everything in its path. It can also be a good feeling, as strong...