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Ruston will soon be covered in color as residents do their part to help bring an end to breast cancer during the Fourth Annual Susan G. Komen North Louisiana Color Me for a Cure 5k walk/run. The event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ruston High School. “Our organization as a whole covers 22 parishes (in North Louisiana) and Lincoln Parish is going to be our priority for the next three years because of those parishes, Lincoln has the highest breast cancer mortality rate,” Lindsay Dean, executive director for Susan G. Komen NWLA, said. “I think that is important for people to understand why we are...

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04/03/2014
The Lincoln Parish Detention Center Commission discussed improvements that are in the works during a recent meeting. First up the possible addition of a new dorm, which Warden Jim Tuten said would...
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04/03/2014
From left, Ruston High School freshmen Greer Sanderson, Abbie Simmons, Lizzie Hill and Samantha Akers pause at the Ruston Celebrity Theatres concession stand during a recent Freshman Academy event....
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04/03/2014
Choudrant High School Principal Lisa Bastion, center, is pictured with State Rep. Rob Shadoin (left) and State Sen. Bob Kostelka (right) following the Second Annual Schools of Academic Excellence...
04/03/2014
Natchitoches — The Virtual School at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts will offer 44 different high school credit courses this coming 2014 school year. “We have provided online...
04/03/2014
BATON ROUGE ­— Eighteen students from across the state have been named regional finalists for the Louisiana Students of the Year award. The 18 regional finalists include one fifth grade, eighth...
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04/02/2014
NT@R Junior American Studies student Kailee Rivera and her project group used an iPad as their three-dimensional display to explain rationing during World War II. Students are presenting a World War...
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04/02/2014
Louisiana Tech’s athletics department continued its trendsetting ways as it looked to find a new coach for its women’s basketball program, again turning toward bloodlines and youth. Jack Bicknell,...
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04/02/2014
The State Department of Education mandated that a new Evaluation of the superintendent policy be implemented in August and Lincoln Parish School Board members went into executive session during last...
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04/02/2014
A new exhibit will remain on display in Dunbar Gallery on the campus of Grambling State University through April 10. GSU senior Brittany Sinegal’s exhibit went up in pieces, but was opened to the...
04/02/2014
Stephen Webre, the Garnie W. McGinty Professor of History and interim associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Louisiana Tech University, has received a Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities...