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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:08pm
Graduation speaker Stan Napper gave each of the 276 newest Louisiana Tech University graduates a jigsaw puzzle piece before they entered the floor of the Thomas Assembly Center Thursday morning for the school’s 321st Commencement Exercise. The message the retiring vice president for research and development conveyed by the end of his speech was that life is a puzzle, and it’s finding out the way to make yourself best fit that counts most. As he began his address, Napper asked the new graduates a bunch of questions about the gift. “How does it feel?” he asked. “Smooth on one side, rough on the...

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07/18/2014
Several students from Lincoln Parish were recently honored at the Governor’s Mansion for their participation in the 12th annual Louisiana Environmental Awareness Student Art Contest, hosted by the...
07/18/2014
A Ruston woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a wreck early this morning. Ruston Police Department received the 911 call of a single motor vehicle accident at 1:08 a.m. today at the intersection...
07/18/2014
Employees of the Lincoln Health Unit are doing everything they can to combat the rapid growth of sexually transmitted diseases in Lincoln Parish. But, until the state restores the two-thirds of the...
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07/18/2014
Multiple residents were arrested Thursday on drug-related charges. Tony Deland Eley, 43, of 1239 Oil Field Road, Dubach, was arrested on one count possession with intent to distribute schedule II...
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07/17/2014
Responding to more than 3,000 calls each year, Ruston Fire Department personnel have their jobs cut out for them. But community members may not understand why certain equipment is sent to the various...
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07/17/2014
In a multi-department execution of a search warrant two Ruston residents have been arrested on multiple drug-related charges. Chiquita Jones, 26, and Juakese Lowe, 29, both of 1300 Stewart St., were...
07/17/2014
Lincoln Parish residents will have an opportunity to participate in the upcoming Hunter’s Education Program. Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone announced recently that the sheriff’s office would be...
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07/17/2014
During the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Control news of a possible exhibit was discussed. Library Director Vivian McCain said the library is getting everything together to apply for the...
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07/17/2014
Top left: Pea Ridge Rito 6041 won reserve grand champion bred-and-owned bull at the 2014 Louisiana Junior Angus Field Day on May 24-25 in Lecompte. Dalton Jones, of Dubach, owns the August 2013 son...
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07/16/2014
The Louisiana National Guard Youth ChalleNGe program is turning young people’s lives around and Ruston native Preston Ponder is living proof of that. “I had some problems I had to stand up to and not...