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A local man will soon have the chance to win $50,000. Matthew Ramsaur, a local filmmaker, has been selected as a finalist in the film portion of Prize Fest in Shreveport. Prize Fest is a street festival experience in downtown Shreveport featuring film, music, food and community. Since its first year in 2012, Prize Fest has grown from small town film festival to national recognition for the work of participating artists. Ramsaur said he enjoys working in the film industry. “I work as a freelance videographer making commercials and wedding videos. I’ve been involved in film for the past 10...

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09/14/2017
FARMERVILLE — A trial is scheduled for Sept. 28-29 in connection with a suit filed by the Union Parish Police Jury against Karl Malone in connection with a fence Malone had installed across what the...
09/14/2017
“Humbling” and “encouraging” were the two words used most when discussing why Daniel Barnes and Olivia Bergeron decided to make their way to Beaumont, Texas, as part of a feeding group from Rolling...
09/13/2017
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Louisiana Tech University in its highest tier of “National Universities” for the seventh consecutive year, according to its 2018 Best Colleges list released...
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09/13/2017
The 29th annual Louisiana Chicken Festival will strut and cluck throughout Dubach on Sept. 29-30. However, the annual festival honoring the flightless bird begins with a pageant from 10 a.m.-7 p.m....
09/13/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury unanimously agreed to continue two parishwide millage renewals that voters approved last year and that brings in more than $4 million annually for road and bridge...
09/12/2017
Grambling State University recently recorded a 7 percent enrollment increase for fall 2017. The fall undergraduate and graduate enrollment is 5,188, including 926 new freshmen — a 6.68 percent year-...
09/12/2017
Anyone who wants to help paint Ruston’s second downtown area mural has until Thursday to sign up to participate in a community paint day set for Sept. 23. Beginning at 8 a.m. that day, groups and...
09/12/2017
Ruston will begin its new spending year on Oct. 1 with a budget aldermen say is just right for the city’s needs. By a vote of 4-0 — District 4 Alderman Jim Pearce was absent — the board on Monday...
09/11/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board last week unanimously chose to table the majority of a health care proposal that would place more burden of the cost on those covered by the plan. The board will...
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09/11/2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Holding photos and reading names of loved ones lost 16 years ago, 9/11 victims’ relatives marked the anniversary of the attacks at ground zero on Monday with a solemn and personal...