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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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Citizens who wish to speak with Lincoln Parish Police jury members about the authorization to claim ownership of adjudicated property parcel No. 29184507011 off state Hwy. 507 will have their chance...
06/13/2016
Grambling’s Juneteenth Heritage Festival, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, has begun. Yanise Days, Juneteenth Committee member, said the week is filled with plenty of family...
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06/13/2016
Newly crowned 2017 Miss Dixie Gem Peach Outsanding Teen Gracie Reichman, bottom right, waves as she’s crowned by 2016 Miss Dixie Gem Peach Anna Blake, top right. Adding congratulations to Reichman...
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The Cobbler Gobbler is looking for challengers. The self-proclaimed world champion peach cobbler eater has taken to social media and other venues to push one of the Louisiana Peach Festival’s newest...
06/11/2016
For more than a decade, Barnes Portraiture has brought plenty of smiles, laughs and angry faces during the annual Louisiana Peach Festival Baby Photo Contests. Shannon Davidson, administrative...
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06/11/2016
Riley Nations, center, was honored as the Princess Peach 2017. Pictured with Riley is, from left, Miss Dixie Gem Peach 2016 Anna Blake; Miss Spirit of Ruston 2016 Laryssa Bonacquisti; and Princess...
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06/11/2016
One local horse owner needed a new hobby and found just the right thing. Williams Brazzel, a longtime north Louisiana resident raised in Lincoln Parish, said horse racing is hard for him to describe...
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06/11/2016
The Presbyterian Church of Ruston has donated 30 fans to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office TRIAD fan drive. TRIAD is collecting fans to be distributed to qualified senior and disabled citizens who...
06/11/2016
Financial services firm Edward Jones moves up on the annual Fortune 500 list, as published by Fortune magazine, in its fourth appearance in four years, according to Jeremy Hebert a financial advisor...
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06/11/2016
The Sparta Shoot Sporting Clay Competition sponsored by Linn Energy was held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Ouachita Parish Shooting Range in West Monroe, LA. The Sparta Shoot individual shot...