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01/14/2017 - 7:46pm
The first graders have blasted thru the first half of the year and are ready for the second half. They hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and enjoyed the crafts/ornaments their child made. They sure had an awesome time making them for you. They also appreciate each and every gift/...
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01/14/2017 - 7:53pm
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new office of Rob Shadoin, State Representative for District 12, on Dec. 15.
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01/14/2017 - 7:53pm
Ken Telford was recognized for 37 years of outstanding and dedicated service that contributed to the success of Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group located at 276 Fiberboard Road in Grambling. Pictured above is Gary Holdman, maintenance manager, Telford, a maintenance supervisor and John F....
01/14/2017 - 7:54pm
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Pierry, an industry-leading marketing software and solutions company, today announced it has opened an office in Ruston, Louisiana, on the campus of Louisiana Tech University. The office, which is expected to employ a mix of students and full time employees, will serve as an...
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01/14/2017 - 8:17pm
In the 1990s, the Bill Best Humanitarian Award was created to recognize a citizen’s efforts to make lives better for others with an emphasis placed on volunteer service performed over several years. This year that award will go to a woman who lives by the motto she helped create — “We are here for...

Announcements

Mike and Valerie Liles, of Haughton, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Leigh Anne Liles to Justin Post, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Doris and Al Bantle; the late Yvonne Bunting; Joe Liles, of Haughton; and Tom Bunting...
Ashley Harper Binns, of Ruston, and David Winfield McCandless, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, were united in holy matrimony at 2 p.m. Dec. 31 at The Bridge Community Church. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Kevin Johnson. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Janet Wilson, of Ruston...

Sports

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Jasmine LeBlanc scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds but for the second time in three years Old Dominion defeated the Lady...

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SUPER SAMUEL: Or maybe Terrific Tahj.

By whatever name, this much is clear: Tahj Samuel of Ruston High is a terrific player on defense...

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Top photo: The 1981-82 Louisiana Tech basketball team was honored during halftime of Saturday’s game against Old Dominion. Pictured is Tech...

Editorials

It’s one thing to perform in a national competition, but it is another when it just so happens that history will be made in the same weekend. The Ruston High School Choir,...
With the arrival of Jimmy John’s Sandwich Shop at 600 South Trenton St., Lincoln Parish residents now have more restaurant choices than ever. During the last year, the parish...