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BATON ROUGE (AP) — John Schroder, a Republican businessman and former legislator, won a special election Saturday for state treasurer. Schroder had 56 percent of the vote over Democrat Derrick Edwards, according to complete, unofficial returns. Schroder will take over a post vacated by John Kennedy, a popular Republican who left the job early after winning election to the U.S. Senate. Schroder was the front-runner in the competition after Republicans in the six-candidate October primary split 67 percent of the vote. Edwards raised few dollars for the race and did far less advertising than...

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10/24/2014
BATON ROUGE (AP) — The search committee established to pick Grambling State University’s next president hopes to have the selection made by sometime in April. The timeline approved Thursday in Baton...
10/24/2014
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...
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10/23/2014
After two suicide attempts and losing his brother to suicide, Michael Pozzi decided to embark on a journey to raise awareness. Pozzi, who makes his home in Knoxville, Tennessee, with his wife and...
10/23/2014
Year after year the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana have provided a haven for youth to learn about everything from sports to academia. And the community will have the opportunity to...
10/23/2014
The Lincoln Parish Library is once again seeking local veterans to be featured in a “Hall of Heroes” exhibit during the month of November in the Chautauqua Gallery of the Lincoln Parish Library....
10/23/2014
The Dubach Town Council met Monday night to discuss the hiring of a new police officer and the progress of a sidewalk renovation project in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Transportation...
10/23/2014
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...
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10/23/2014
Jim Tindall, caricature artist, acrylic landscape artist and Arkansas native will be at the Lincoln Parish Library from 2-6 p.m. Oct. 24. Tindall, best known for his ability to sketch in permanent...
10/23/2014
Victory Media Inc., the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning to civilian life, has named Louisiana Tech University to its Military Friendly Schools list for the second...
10/23/2014
More than 50 business and civic leaders from throughout the Ruston area will be “arrested” and put “behind bars” for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Lock-Up fundraiser on Oct. 28 at Jim Taylor...