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Earnest Miles III remembers accidently dropping and breaking a television remote from his top bunk bed when he was 6-years-old. “I thought, ‘My dad is going to be so angry when he sees this,” said Miles, who is now 28. Miles frantically began to put the pieces back together one-by-one, aligning the number pad on the base, putting the wires back in place and eventually screwing everything back. “It was a lot easier than I thought it would be,” he said. “From then on I just liked building stuff. I loved technology.” Little did Miles know at the time that rebuilding a broken remote would start a...

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07/26/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting at Scott’s Catfish Express. Customers can dine-in, carry-out or drive-thru. The business is located in the old Papa Joe’s...
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07/26/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for member, Kim Dupree, the newest State Farm agent in Ruston. The office is located at 1001 North Trenton St., Ruston, 255-6301.
07/26/2014
During the seventh-annual Beef Leaders Institute (BLI), Lee Robbins, of Ruston, experienced all aspects of the beef industry — from feedlot to retailer. Ruston joined a group of 20 Angus enthusiasts...
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07/25/2014
SHREVEPORT — The U.S. District Attorney’s Office announced 24 federal indictments related to a two-year-long undercover investigation on Thursday. The investigation resulted in the seizure of more...
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07/25/2014
Brayden Pye knows he’s getting $1,000 for his innovation of a backyard game “The Recycle Relay,” but what he’s really hoping for is the $10,000 that will come with winning first place. Clif Bar, a...
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07/25/2014
At approximately 9 a.m. the Ruston Police Department and the Ruston Fire Department/EMS responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 167 South in front Ace Automotive. The...
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07/24/2014
Grambling State University’s 2014 LA GEAR UP Summer Bridge Program, “College Success Scholars — Bridges to Achievement” focused on various bridges or program components to expand and enhance students...
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07/24/2014
The man responsible for stealing more than $50,000 from Louisiana Tech University has entered into a guilty plea and will face sentencing on Aug. 26. Randal Chance Snow, 25, of 147 Louisiana Highway...
07/24/2014
The city of Grambling has been approved for the fiscal year 2014 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant. The city was approved for funding up to $695,923. The project this money will be used...
07/24/2014
On July 31, Whataburger customers can show their support for Christian Community Action by enjoying their favorite menu items, and 20 percent of Whataburger’s sales from 5 to 8 p.m. will be donated...