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BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana voters chose Saturday to send Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy to the U.S. Senate, filling the nation's last Senate seat and giving the GOP a 52-48 edge in the chamber when the new term begins in January. Kennedy had always been the runoff election's front-runner in a state that overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump. He defeated Democrat Foster Campbell, a state utility regulator whose chances were seen as such a long-shot that national Democratic organizations offered little assistance to Campbell's campaign. As he celebrated the victory, Kennedy said he...

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02/28/2014
The 2014 Jonquil Jubilee Garden Tour will be held Saturday in Gibsland — ‘The Daffodil Capital of Louisiana.’ The hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the Jonquil Jubilee Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at...
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02/28/2014
A Ruston man has been apprehended by the Ruston Police Department on fraud-related charges. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer with RPD, said on Feb. 4, detectives with the Criminal...
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02/28/2014
Ruston Elementary and Lincoln Parish are pleased to announce Tammy Schales as a semifinalist for the State Teacher of the Year. Schales is a fourth grade ELA teacher who goes the extra mile to ensure...
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02/28/2014
DCS FBLA members attended the District II Meeting at ULM Feb. 5. Congratulations to the following members who placed in their events: •Excellent in Current Events (team event): Reuben Mitchell,...
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02/28/2014
Louisiana Tech University recently held the annual Louisiana Region II Science and Engineering Fair in the TONK at the Student Center. Pictured at right are first place winners Min Teng, McGuire...
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02/28/2014
United Way of Northeast Louisiana hosted a “Celebrating Excellence” awards reception Tuesday in honor of the outstanding employee campaigns and individuals for their extraordinary efforts and...
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02/28/2014
Three men were apprehended at the Grambling Post Office by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team for drug-related charges on Tuesday. According to to the arrest affidavit, at approximately 1...
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02/28/2014
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team made three arrests at approximately 11 a.m. Tuesday. According to the arrest affidavit, at close to 10 a.m. agents responded to an anonymous tip of...
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02/28/2014
Shawna Igou has been an artist her entire life, and on Monday afternoon she was rewarded for her passion. Shawna, a senior at Ruston High School, was named the overall winner of the eighth annual...
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02/28/2014
“Same Time, Next Year,” the romantic comedy written by award winning playwright Bernard Slade, is the next Ruston Community Theatre production. This play is sponsored by Gnemi Financial Services and...