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It was a good news/bad news kind of Saturday for Lincoln Parish college football fans. The Grambling State Tigers turned in the good as the Tigers battled back to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston while Louisiana Tech fell 58-44 to Western Kentucky in the Conference USA title contest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In a rematch of last year’s SWAC championship game that Grambling lost 49-21, the Tigers fell behind early in this year’s match-up. Alcorn State jumped out to a 17-0 lead at halftime, but the Tigers opened the...

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03/10/2014
Kevin Sherry, of Ruston, leads Lilly Gabby (left) and Fin (right) across the finish line at Saturday’s Ruston Parks and Recreation Furry Fun Walk. More than 160 pet parents and their furry friends...
03/10/2014
The North Central Louisiana TEA Party invites the public to hear two Common Core specialists explain why people should or should not support the new education standards at the Ruston Country Club at...
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03/10/2014
There are four candidates who have announced they are vying for the position of 3rd Judicial District Division B judge, but state Sen. Rick Gallot, believes he is the right man for the job. “I think...
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03/10/2014
As March is Women’s History Month, Louisiana Tech’s department of history has joined with Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Inc., and the Louisiana Tech Chapter of the American Association of...
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03/09/2014
State Sen. Rick Gallot wants to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. Sen. Bob Kostelka wants vehicular homicide classified as a violent crime. He also wants to get rid of the...
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03/09/2014
The Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative would be able to purchase state-owned acreage upon which the group wants to build a water treatment plant, if the Legislature agrees. Sen. Mike...
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03/09/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of stories about women fulfilling nontraditional roles in honor of Women’s History Month. When most people think of prison wardens, the first image that...
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03/09/2014
U.S. Senate candidate Bill Cassidy said Friday he would “absolutely” support efforts to get federal funding for projects that will lessen the drawdown of the Sparta Aquifer. Cassidy, a Republican...
03/09/2014
During Thursday night’s monthly board of alderman meeting for the City of Grambling, developers were present to discuss the possibility of bringing an extended-stay hotel to the town. Attorney...
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03/08/2014
FBLA Cedar Creek’s FBLA chapter recently competed in the District II Conference at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Cedar Creek earned the right to compete in 19 events at the state FBLA...