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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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02/01/2014
Travis Napper, President/CEO of the Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau was, installed as Treasurer of the Louisiana Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (LACVB) Board of...
02/01/2014
Kindergarten The kindergartners at Glen View had a very eventful December! The Junior Auxiliary of Ruston came to Glen View to read a story to the kindergartners and they also brought a special...
02/01/2014
Choudrant High School has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the second nine weeks. They are listed by grade below. Principal’s List (4.0 GPA) Seventh grade:...
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02/01/2014
Ruston High School’s Speech II and Speech III drama students recently collaborated to prepare materials in order to present plays they adapted from popular children’s books to area elementary...
02/01/2014
The Montessori School of Ruston is proud to host their first ever Montessori Chameleon Crawl 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk at Lincoln Parish Park on March 1. Registration/Sign-In on March 1 is from 7:...
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01/31/2014
Like even the most passionate romance, sometimes a book lover’s literary affair becomes stale. That’s exactly what the Lincoln Parish Library is hoping to help residents prevent during the month of...
01/31/2014
After much debate among council members, the Grambling Police Department will begin implementing a new speed enforcement program today. GPD Chief Tommy Clark Jr. said the program will be implemented...
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01/31/2014
Lincoln Parish School Superintendent Danny Bell gave his annual State of the District report to interested citizens, school personnel and public officials in the community room at the Lincoln Parish...
01/30/2014
For 2013, the Lincoln Parish Library was No. 1 in the state in per capita circulation. Library Director Vivian McCain told board members this during the January meeting of the LPL Board of Control,...
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01/30/2014
It takes guts to pursue one’s dreams, and residents can see students from universities along the Interstate 20 corridor do just that when the fifth annual G.U.T.S. art show opens up at a reception...