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BATON ROUGE (AP) — John Schroder, a Republican businessman and former legislator, won a special election Saturday for state treasurer. Schroder had 56 percent of the vote over Democrat Derrick Edwards, according to complete, unofficial returns. Schroder will take over a post vacated by John Kennedy, a popular Republican who left the job early after winning election to the U.S. Senate. Schroder was the front-runner in the competition after Republicans in the six-candidate October primary split 67 percent of the vote. Edwards raised few dollars for the race and did far less advertising than...

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08/14/2014
Below: During the rally, Bell had teachers who had shown leadership capabilities participate in a Q&A session during a Back to School Rally held Wednesday. From left, are sixth grade teacher at...
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08/14/2014
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team made a crack cocaine arrest early Wednesday morning. Michael Landon Wade, 39, of 144 N. Chatham Road, was booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention Center...
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08/14/2014
A new fixed route public transportation service, the Saturday Shuttle, is being implemented by Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish. Phase 1 of the project will be initiated in Ruston and...
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08/14/2014
Lincoln Parish School Board District 9 member Lynda D. Henderson today announced her bid for re-election. Henderson has been on the board since 2004. Qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary begins Aug. 20...
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08/13/2014
A back-to-school rally touting 2014-15 as “The Best Year Yet” took an emotional turn when Lincoln Parish School Superintendent Danny Bell announced that the “best year” will be his last. Bell, who...
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08/13/2014
Many Southern women pride themselves on providing the best Southern hospitality they can offer to any guests who enter their home, and sometimes it’s the little things that make the biggest impact....
08/13/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury approved a resolution urging the Department of Transportation and Development to “provide greater safety to the motoring public as needed.” The jury met in regular...
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08/13/2014
Former Ruston High School Principal Mike Milstead is starting the school year out on a different page. In fact, he’ll be starting a new book altogether because the position of chief academic officer...
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08/13/2014
A Ruston clergyman is the newest contender in the race for the city’s District 5 alderman. Maurice White, pastor of Zion Traveler Baptist Church, will launch his campaign Saturday with a noontime...
08/13/2014
Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services announces the release of a second Advocacy Paper, “Child Well-Being: Louisiana Among Worst in the Nation for 25 Years.”