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07/27/2017 - 11:09am
Ruston Daily Leader Executive Sports Editor O.K. “Buddy” Davis thought it was a simple, impromptu birthday gathering Wednesday afternoon in what he calls the Jack Lambert Suite at Princeton Place. Instead, it became the memory of a lifetime. Louisiana Tech officials gathered in Davis’ room...
07/27/2017 - 11:14am
FARMERVILLE — A spokesman with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has confirmed the agency will soon begin talks with the Union Parish Police Jury about removing trash dumpsters located along state-maintained highways. Information obtained through a public records request...
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07/26/2017 - 11:20am
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science has announced that Haley Dishman, a mechanical engineering student, has received a Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society Stabile scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. Tau Beta Pi Scholarship Program was established to reward...
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07/26/2017 - 11:25am
The Dixie Center for the Arts has joined in the fight to raise funds for a new hall for VFW Parnell Burt Post 3615 by sponsoring a benefit concert from 6-9 a.m. Saturday. After 80 years of service and due to the fact that no rebar was used to construct the foundation of the current hall, located at...
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07/26/2017 - 11:28am
FARMERVILLE — The employment future of a man hired as a policeman by the Bernice Board of Aldermen ended before he started work with his arrest on domestic violence charges. At its meeting July 11,
the board was asked considered hiring three full-time
officers. A report published
following the...

Announcements

Martha Claire Booth and Loren Spencer Lepore were united in holy matrimony during a 6 o’clock wedding on July 1, 2017 at Brown Chapel of Centenary College. The bride’s uncle, Reverend Jay Hogewood officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Scott Booth and Kathryn James Booth, of Bossier...
Miss Mary Michael McGehee and Mr. Jake Thomas Woods were united in marriage at 11 a.m. on June 3 at the home of Tom and Dell Jones, in Ruston, Louisiana. The ceremony was officiated by Kevin Flattmann of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. Music for the ceremony was provided by Brittany...

Sports

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As Louisiana Tech looks to claim its first Conference football championship, athletics departments feel they’ve already claimed a title.

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DENVER (AP) — Paul Millsap was welcomed back to his old neighborhood with a reception that included a drum line and cheering children.

It...

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After spending the last four years as a player on the back line for Louisiana Tech, Charity Simmons will now be on the sideline as an assistant...

Editorials

As summer draws to a close, the first day of school quickly approaches. That means students will be needing school supplies. Unfortunately, those supplies can be expensive...
The city of Ruston wants to know how its doing and it’s depending on you, the citizenry, to let it know. Between now and Aug. 22, residents can go online — or request a paper...