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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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06/17/2017
Ruston police have arrested a former Ouachita Parish educator on sex crime charges stemming from when he was a student teacher at Ruston High School. Christian Jamaal Amos, 25, of Ruston, was...
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06/17/2017
State Rep. Patrick Jefferson (D-Homer) throws candy to parade attendees Saturday during the festival’s annual parade in downtown Grambling.
06/17/2017
There’s nothing better to kick off a celebration than a parade. When Ruston celebrates Christmas, it all starts with a parade. And when Louisiana Tech University celebrates Homecoming, it all starts...
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06/17/2017
Four days before the Wednesday that Megan Faulkner will never forget, she was talking with an acquaintance about enrolling her 16-month-old son in baby swimming lessons. She didn’t know that before...
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06/17/2017
Top Left: Local residents cruise down Main Street in downtown Grambling during the 45th annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival. Top Right: Juneteenth festivalgoers walk down the hill at the entrance of...
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06/17/2017
Top Left: From left, Little Miss Juneteenth 2017 Charity Willis, 10, Miss Junior Juneteenth 2017 Jade Smith, 11, and Miss Juneteenth 2017 Amaya Wright listen to Alter Ego, of Shreveport, during the...
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06/17/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Paradigm Gym. Paradigm is a 37,000 square foot state-of-the-art gym/recreation facility. It will accommodate area and state...
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06/16/2017
Many peaches will be consumed, and it will get messy, during the Cobbler Gobbler and Peach Eating Contests at the 67th annual Louisiana Peach Festival. The $1,000 grand prize Cobbler Gobbler Eating...
06/16/2017
A new local environmental activist group said it’s disappointed but not surprised by President Trump’s recent decision to cancel the United States’ commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement. The...
06/15/2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The gunman who wounded a top Republican congressman and several others during an early morning baseball practice had apparently been living out a white cargo van for months and...