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A former Ruston Junior High School seventh grader recently placed fourth in the 2016 National You Be the Chemist Competition in Washington, D.C. Jonathan Gunasekaran, 13, received scholarship money, a TI-84 Plus calculator and other science-related prizes. You Be the Chemist Competitions are contests in which students are questioned on science and chemistry-related material throughout a day-long, 11-round of academic challenge. Jonathan represented Lincoln Parish in the last two national competitions. His brother, Benjamin, placed ninth in the 2015 National You Be the Chemist Competition. In...

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06/27/2017
A former Ruston Junior High School seventh grader recently placed fourth in the 2016 National You Be the Chemist Competition in Washington, D.C. Jonathan Gunasekaran, 13, received scholarship money,...
06/27/2017
Louisiana Tech University students will see a $136 increase in student fees per academic quarter while Grambling State University students will not after the University of Louisiana System executive...
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06/26/2017
Musical performances were plentiful during the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival Saturday Photo above: Uncle Kracker capped off the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival before a large crowd Saturday night at...
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06/24/2017
Earnest Miles III remembers accidently dropping and breaking a television remote from his top bunk bed when he was 6-years-old. “I thought, ‘My dad is going to be so angry when he sees this,” said...
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06/24/2017
Despite some event rainouts and rescheduling, the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival saw a successful run Saturday, festival officials said. “We’ve been real pleased with what we’ve seen,” festival...
06/23/2017
Lincoln Parish can expect continued rainfall today, followed by a temporary decrease this afternoon and then more rain overnight and into much of Saturday. That’s the forecast the National Weather...
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06/22/2017
Leader News Service Ruston restaurant patrons may have started noticing local establishments have been a little peachier this week. That’s because more than 12 local restaurants are currently...
06/22/2017
The chattering of the crowd came to a halt as Ruston Mayor Ronnie Walker and NCLAC Board President Peter Jones stepped forward to award more than 30 artists during the opening reception of the...
06/22/2017
A Ruston woman was killed Wednesday after losing control of her vehicle striking a parked dump truck. Christie Wheeler, 53, was pronounced dead at the scene on Interstate 20 west of West Monroe,...
06/22/2017
All Louisiana Peach Festival activities scheduled for Friday afternoon have been cancelled in anticipation of heavy rains from Tropical Depression Cindy, and the evening concerts moved to the Scotty...