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Cedar Creek School junior Anna Katherine Tollett, 16, has been named one of Louisiana’s top two youth volunteers of 2017 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. She is one of only two recognized in the state. Zach Morgan of Denham Springs was also selected to be honored. As a state honoree, Anna will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. in May, where she will join the other top honorees from each of the other states for four days of national...

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02/21/2014
State Sen. Rick Gallot spoke to students at Ruston High School as part of a “Legislator’s Back to School” endeavor to encourage high school students to voice their opinions in a representative...
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02/21/2014
More drug-related arrests were made by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team on Thursday. According to the arrest affidavit, agents were executing an arrest warrant at 2603 Redwood St. at...
02/21/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board received an unprecedented interest rate on bonds sold for as a result of the November 2013 property referendum during a board meeting on Wednesday. The lowest rate...
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02/21/2014
An arrest has been made in the Feb. 14 burglary of a vehicle at Rocketwash Carwash on Farmerville Highway. At approximately 5:20 p.m. Feb. 14, Ruston Police Department officers responded to the...
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02/21/2014
Ruston city utility customers have several new options to make bill paying easier. They can pay online, pay in advance, receive their statement via email or a combination of choices. All of the...
02/20/2014
Louisiana Tech University has entered into a partnership with global IT leader Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Louisiana Economic Development (LED) FastStart, and the Cyber Innovation Center in...
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02/20/2014
For some youth the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana is a home away from home. Tuesday night marked the second time the club would host their Youth of the Year banquet, sponsored by...
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02/20/2014
At approximately 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Ruston Police Department responded to a downed electrical line at Maple Street and Alabama Avenue. Police reported that a beverage truck, turning into a parking...
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02/20/2014
On Feb. 5, Ruston High School FBLA Secretary Nina Collins was officially elected as the FBLA District II Vice President. Nina captured the attention of all conference delegates with her excellent...
02/20/2014
Grambling High School’s junior class recently held a fundraiser for their classmate, Torrance Ford Jr. “T.J.,” as he is fondly called by many, was seriously injured in a car accident last October...