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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 Miles, who is now 28. Miles frantically began to put the pieces back together one-by-one, aligning the number pad on the base, putting the wires back in place and eventually screwing everything back. “It was a lot easier than I thought it would be,” he said. “From then on I just liked building stuff. I loved technology.” Little did Miles know at the time that rebuilding a broken remote would start a...

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04/24/2017
The 2017 Artexpo New York includes two paintings by Ruston’s Hooshang Khorasani. Artblend Gallery of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, selected an abstract and an equine work to display in exhibition that...
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04/22/2017
Louisiana Tech University’s department of music has announced its Alumnus of the Year and Honors Recital soloists, and will feature the honorees at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Howard Auditorium. Tony Boutté...
04/22/2017
For her 95th birthday, Sue Davis wanted to do something daring — take a motorcycle ride with her son Harvey on his Harley Davidson. Sue Davis said she, as well as most of the residents and staff at...
04/21/2017
If there’s one thing everyone needs to know and learn more about, it’s definitely money and how to take care of it. The Lincoln Parish Library hopes to provide the community with some of those tips...
04/21/2017
Members of the Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative will go to Baton Rouge in May to continue to make their plea for state dollars for a project aimed at reducing the draw on the Sparta...
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04/21/2017
Ruston police have arrested two men allegedly involved in a Monday evening shooting that was caught on amateur video. Troydarious Keunte Grimsley, 18, of 172 Sandbed Road, in Ruston, is charged with...
04/21/2017
Ruston High School has tabbed a familiar face to take over the Bearcats’ boys basketball program. Principal Ricky Durrett introduced Adrian Hester this morning at the school auditorium as the new...
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04/20/2017
Ruston-based singer-songwriter Monty Russell will be bringing some guests along to entertain the people of Lincoln Parish when he performs 7 p.m. Friday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. With him are...
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04/20/2017
Ruston peach grower Joe Mitcham is banking on a peach-plum hybrid dubbed MP-29 to jumpstart the dwindling local peach crop. But it could take as long as eight years to know how well the experimental...
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04/20/2017
A Ruston woman has been arrested on charges of Medicaid fraud. Amanda Hollins, 31, was arrested Tuesday by the Louisiana Attorney General’s office on four counts of submitting timesheets and service...