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Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 9:44pm
Saturday served as commencement for Louisiana Tech University’s 326 winter quarter graduates, and Ronny Walker, mayor of Ruston, served as the event’s keynote speaker. Walker focused on three words to emphasize to the graduates: bold, believe and brave. “I want to encourage you to be bold,” Walker said. “Bold in your work. Bold in your goals and ambitions. Bold with your dreams … Being bold is one reason you are graduating from a nationally recognized university today. It was a bold move by then President Dan Reneau and his staff, one of which is our president today, Dr. Les Guice, who took...

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05/21/2014
An early morning fire today resulted in minor damage to the porch and living room of a residence located at 1401 McAllister, Lot 6. Units from Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 arrived at...
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05/21/2014
Just in time for Memorial Day, Community Trust Bank has donated a new flagpole and flag to the Jesselynn Oest Senior Center, which is the home of the Lincoln Council on Aging. The facility, located...
05/21/2014
The Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission met Tuesday to discuss sales tax collected for the first quarter of 2014. With no additions or deletions made to the agenda, Commission administrator...
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05/21/2014
Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, apologized recently for racist comments made in a private discussion between himself and friend V. Stiviano. “A personal conversation became public...
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05/20/2014
Each day, nearly 100,000 people on the Internet check in to see what Cedar Creek graduate Connor Dwyer has to share with them on Instagram. Instagram is a photo blogging website, where individuals...
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05/20/2014
A Dubach man and his father-in-law are in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today after opting to settle a disagreement the old-fashioned way: fighting it out in the yard. Perry Alfred Pound, 52,...
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05/20/2014
Louisiana Tech SGA president Maggie Brakeville was elected recently by the Louisiana Council of Student Body Presidents to represent the group on the state Board of Regents. “My goal will focus on...
05/20/2014
The Dubach Town Council discussed two proposals concerning pavement and sidewalks at the regular meeting held Monday. Markay Brown, a senior project manager who began working with the towns of Dubach...
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05/19/2014
Hundreds of motorcycles roared across Lincoln Parish Sunday afternoon as participants in the annual Run for the Wall passed through. The Run for the Wall, a cross country motorcycle trek from Los...
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05/19/2014
Louisiana Tech University President Emeritus Dan Reneau will serve as keynote speaker for Tech’s spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Thomas Assembly Center. Reneau retired as Tech...