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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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07/16/2014
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies made an arrest early this morning after a pregnant woman was reportedly beaten. At 1:54 a.m., LPSO deputies traveling down Louisiana Highway 145 witnessed a...
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07/16/2014
Anyone looking for an alternative to traditional smoking is invited to check out Altitude Vapor Lounge located at 975 Tech Drive, Suite 4. The vapor lounge is the first of its kind in Ruston and...
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07/16/2014
Nell Barmore, of Dubach, won the 2014 Peach Festival donation quilt made by the ladies of the Piney Hills Quilt Guild. Each year the guild puts together a quilt to raise money for MedCamps, the...
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07/15/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has appointed Rosalind Jones to fill the unexpired term of the late District 2 Alderman Elmore Mayfield. Jones’ appointment came despite requests from two of Mayfield’s...
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07/15/2014
Watching her father compete in calf-roping competitions, Kelly O’Neal fell in love. “My dad was a calf-roper and always had horses,” she said. “My older sister and I loved going out to the barn with...
07/15/2014
During a special called meeting on Monday, the village of Simsboro voted unanimously to keep the millage rate the same for the 2014-15 fiscal year. As of this vote, the millage rate remains at 5.08...
07/15/2014
Downtown Ruston may have adequate parking spaces, but there’s still a parking problem. That’s what a group of merchants told a Baton Rouge consultant hired by the city to recommend ways to make the...
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07/15/2014
Residents aired their political grievances to several local legislators at a forum hosted by the Ruston TEA Party Monday night at the Ruston Country Club. The hot button issue of the night was Common...
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07/14/2014
When Ronny Walker decided almost a year ago to run for mayor of Ruston, he turned to would-be constituents to help him develop a platform. “In the decision-making process, I realized the most...
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07/14/2014
The Choudrant Volunteer Firemen’s Assistance is currently renewing tickets for their 52-Gun Raffle for 2014-15. Some owners have chosen not to renew their tickets, which means some tickets will be...