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Lincoln Parish students will not presently be impacted by the Board of Regents recent decision on how high school students can earn college credit through dual enrollment courses. Lincoln Parish schools Superintendent Mike Milstead said in an email statement that the local school district’s dual enrollment classes are taught through Louisiana Tech University, which already has higher standards than those the Board of Regents want to implement. “Tech approves all of our teachers who presently teach dual courses,” he said. “Those Lincoln Parish teachers meet Tech’s criterion for teaching dual...

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Top left: Elizabeth Guinn and Brandon Carroll represented Cedar Creek School recently as ambassadors to the Hugh O›Brian (HOBY) Leadership Conference. HOBY, a national leadership development...
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Ruston mayoral candidates Bill Elmore and Ronny Walker each pledged Thursday to maintain an open door and seek citizen input into their decision making, if elected to the city’s top job. The two men’...
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Teaching teachers a whole new way to teach has been the role taken on by three professors at Louisiana Tech University. Libby Manning, Kim Kimbell-Lopez and Carrice Cummins have been working for...
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A Ruston man was arrested on drug charges this morning after reportedly attempting to avoid law enforcement. According to the arrest report, patrol officers with the Ruston Police Department observed...
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For more than 60 years, Ruston residents have enjoyed a pancake breakfast — or dinner — for a good cause with the annual Kiwanis Club Pancake Day. This year’s event — the club’s 63rd annual event —...
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For the fifth year in a row local beer connoisseurs will have the chance to support the arts and taste a variety of locally brewed beverages in a new location. Jessica Slaughter, NCLAC executive...
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Until recently, Louisiana was one of the few states without a statewide audiology association, which is something local audiologists felt needed to change. Steven Madix, assistant professor in the...
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Juvenile Detective with the Ruston Police Department arrested a Ruston man on Wednesday in regards to sexual abuse involving a juvenile. Deputy Chief Clint Williams said Juvenile Detectives with the...
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The first few of 13 Nutall Oaks to be planted in downtown Ruston’s Railroad Park are in. Kurt Ducote, with Ducote’s Tree Farm in Lakeland, planted two of the 35-foot-high trees Wednesday afternoon....