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09/21/2017 - 11:44am
Louisiana Tech University has reached a record enrollment of 12,873 students. The number represents a 17 percent increase in the student body since the fall quarter of 2013, according to official headcount numbers released by the university on Wednesday. Tech also posted a 10 percent increase in...
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09/21/2017 - 11:47am
A total of 300 Lincoln Parish public elementary school students will receive food to take home each weekend during the school year, thanks to a backpack program undertaken by a group of local businesses and nonprofit organizations. Students who have no food to eat until they return to school for...
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09/21/2017 - 11:52am
FARMERVILLE — An Alexandria law firm will now represent the Union Parish Police Jury in a suit it has filed against Karl Malone, of Ruston, that is asking 3rd District Court Judge Tommy Rogers to make Malone remove a fence he put up that blocks access to a popular outdoors spot. Until last week,...
09/20/2017 - 11:02am
More than 200 Grambling State University students gathered for a Hurricane Maria prayer vigil hosted by the university’s International Student Organization Tuesday on campus. Seventy GSU students come from Dominica, a Caribbean island nation recently hit by the Category 5 hurricane, and have...
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09/20/2017 - 11:08am
A local man will soon have the chance to win $50,000. Matthew Ramsaur, a local filmmaker, has been selected as a finalist in the film portion of Prize Fest in Shreveport. Prize Fest is a street festival experience in downtown Shreveport featuring film, music, food and community. Since its first...

Announcements

Colleen Hannon, of Bossier City, and Andrew Cline, of Ruston, proudly announce their recent engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Lawrence and Kathleen Hannon, of Bossier City. She is the granddaughter of James and Mary Kathryn Aldrich, of Bossier City; and James...
Jim and Jane Ball, of Ruston, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 29, 1957 at Trinity Methodist Church in Ruston. They have two children, Bob Ball and wife Alicia, of Ruston, and Meg Bullock and husband Doug, of Oregon, Washington. Their grandchildren are Molly...

Sports

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My friends in the profession tell me I have sat on my “booty” enough.

Easy for them to spew forth words of wisdom, however questionable....

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Slot Left, P 26 Belly, X Corner.

It looks silly, just sitting there. “Slot Left, P 26 Belly, X Corner.” But this pass play, installed...

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Although Keith Prince grew up in Nacogdoches, Texas and went to college at then-Northeast Louisiana University, he will be the first to tell you...

Editorials

Good news, Louisiana, and we certainly deserve it. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has declined for four consecutive months, according to data released by...
Congratulations, Lincoln Parish. The community came together to help Rotary of Lincoln gather 11,131 canned food items for Christian Community Action during its second annual...