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BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana voters chose Saturday to send Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy to the U.S. Senate, filling the nation's last Senate seat and giving the GOP a 52-48 edge in the chamber when the new term begins in January. Kennedy had always been the runoff election's front-runner in a state that overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump. He defeated Democrat Foster Campbell, a state utility regulator whose chances were seen as such a long-shot that national Democratic organizations offered little assistance to Campbell's campaign. As he celebrated the victory, Kennedy said he...

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12/05/2016
The newly formed Artisan Strings and Winds chamber ensemble will play its premier concert Dec. 13 at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. The program, titled “Classic Holiday Chamber,” begins at...
12/05/2016
The Lincoln Parish School Board will look to approve a resolution to call an election to renew two millages that generate more than $5 million over a 10-year period. The Consolidated School District...
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12/05/2016
The Lincoln Parish chapter of the Young Entrepreneur’s Academy was recently recognized on the national level for their growth in the number of accepted students for the academic year. YEA! is an...
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12/04/2016
It was a good news/bad news kind of Saturday for Lincoln Parish college football fans. The Grambling State Tigers turned in the good as the Tigers battled back to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the...
12/04/2016
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday could put the finishing touches on an amended ordinance that, if approved, sets up the city’s first curbside recycling program, raises commercial dumpster service...
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12/04/2016
When Eldred Hardison received his marketing degree from Grambling State University in 1988, he didn’t figure his next career move would be into law enforcement. Or that he would coach high school...
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12/04/2016
Marsha Edwards, left, talks with Debbie Heard, center, and Renee Simpson, right, about her crafts at the Dubach Christmas Craft Show Saturday at the Scott Hamilton Warehouse. Right, Keaton Brinson, 6...
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12/03/2016
Judah Sharpton, 8, top left, mails his Christmas wish list to Santa. Sarah Nguyen, top middle, plays a tune on a Chinese zither for customers at Accent of the East during the Holiday Arts Tour Friday...
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12/03/2016
Kindergarten news The kindergarteners at Choudrant Elementary are having a wonderful year. They are learning so many new things. Their reading vocabulary is increasing every week as they learn new...
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12/03/2016
Cathi Cox-Boniol, ACHIEVE coordinator for Lincoln Parish Schools, was selected by the Chemical Educational Foundation to represent educators across the country as its special guest during the...