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Cedar Creek School junior Anna Katherine Tollett, 16, has been named one of Louisiana’s top two youth volunteers of 2017 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. She is one of only two recognized in the state. Zach Morgan of Denham Springs was also selected to be honored. As a state honoree, Anna will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. in May, where she will join the other top honorees from each of the other states for four days of national...

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02/21/2017
Cedar Creek School junior Anna Katherine Tollett, 16, has been named one of Louisiana’s top two youth volunteers of 2017 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring...
02/21/2017
Ruston’s Planning & Zoning Commission on Monday turned down a developer’s request to build storage buildings adjacent to residential property on Kavanaugh Road. Commissioners said while they...
02/20/2017
Choudrant High School senior and regional Student of the Year contestant Addison Patton signed a equestrian scholarship with Mississippi College on Friday. Patton, who was born with cerebral palsy,...
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02/20/2017
Some 200 stories in the Concordia Sentinel about the 1964 death of African American Frank Morris in Ferriday earned Stanley Nelson a Pulitzer Prize finalist nomination in 2011 for Local Reporting....
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02/19/2017
After more than five years, one local Grambling State University criminal justice assistant professor decides it was time to start creating again. Herbert Simmons’ artwork is currently on display...
02/19/2017
At 6 p.m. Tuesday, the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana will host a program in which one member will be named the local Youth of the Year in the elementary, middle school and high...
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02/18/2017
Third Grade News Third grade students have been super busy at RES. In Social Studies they are beginning a unit on government. They will learn about the three levels and three branches of government....
02/17/2017
The Seratones, of Shreveport, and Louisiana Soul Revival featuring Doug Duffey, of Monroe, will headline the inaugural Railroad Makers and Music Festival on April 8 in Ruston’s historic downtown...
02/17/2017
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help regarding what appears to be evidence of dog fighting. Construction workers discovered the remains of six or seven dogs in a...
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02/17/2017
It’s no secret that one of the favorite pastimes for many college students is hanging out and talking with friends. And now that’s easier to do for Louisiana Tech students thanks to a partnership...