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Louisiana Tech University is one of a select group of institutions across the country designated for a $299,178 award under the Regional Innovation Strategies Program of the Federal Economic Development Administration. The award is for an innovative program developed by Louisiana Tech to help organize and activate the early-stage capital community along the Interstate 20 corridor in north Louisiana.  “These Regional Innovation Strategies projects will enable entrepreneurs in communities across the United States to start new businesses, manufacture innovative products and export them...

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11/01/2014
Last month the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at Chartreuse Pear. Brenda Lee opened the business in a location on West Mississippi Street 15 years ago. The store...
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10/31/2014
Louisiana Tech University and Ruston High School will both play their homecoming football games this weekend. Cody Sokol (19, pictured left) and the Tech Bulldogs will put their undefeated Conference...
10/31/2014
Across the country, individuals with newspaper and magazine subscriptions have been tricked into sending their subscription fees to fraudulent third party accounts. In Ruston, residents with...
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10/31/2014
During the annual Domestic Abuse Resistance Team Candlelight Vigil, keynote speaker Selebrity McNeal lit a candle in remembrance of her mother Katherine West, who died at the hand of her estranged...
10/31/2014
Editor’s Note: Louisiana voters will be asked to decide on 14 proposed amendments to the Louisiana Constitution on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Leader will be running a series of articles provided by the...
10/31/2014
The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control nearly called a no quorum Wednesday, but with members walking in at the last minute the board was able to conduct business. Instead of rescheduling the...
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10/31/2014
At approximately 1 p.m. Thursday a truck transporting a load of dirt overturned on Rabb Road. According to reports at the scene, the driver was hurled through the front windshield landing on the...
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10/30/2014
The United Way of Northeast Louisiana is seeking volunteers for the 2014-15 school year who will volunteer to help local students READ.LEARN.SUCCEED in literacy. According to a UWNL press release,...
10/30/2014
Residents will be able to join in with the Ruston Boy and Cub Scouts on Saturday to help restock the pantry at Christian Community Action. As part of Scouting for Food, local scouts will be...
10/30/2014
Grab the shoes and hit the road, the Junior Auxiliary of Ruston is holding its first 5k in the coming days. Junior Auxiliary of Ruston will hold their Race for the Kids run Nov. 8. The 5k Color Run...