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Louisiana Tech University’s department of music has announced its Alumnus of the Year and Honors Recital soloists, and will feature the honorees at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Howard Auditorium. Tony Boutté was selected as the 2017 Alumnus of the Year. Boutté earned a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance in 1982 and went on to complete graduate studies at the Eastman School of Music and the University of Maryland for his doctorate. He has established himself as a first-rate tenor singer of many styles, including opera, art song, oratorio and chamber music from the Baroque period to today....

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03/04/2014
The Ruston Fire Department responded to a car fire at approximately 9:40 a.m. Monday on Mayberry Street. They responded with eight personnel in four units — Rescue 1, Engine 11, Engine 13 and Command...
03/04/2014
Development in Ruston became a little easier Monday night when the board of alderman approved almost 60 revisions to the city’s zoning ordinance. All of the changes lessen the constraints of...
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03/04/2014
Joseph Capers, of Grambling, has had a diverse journey since his humble beginnings in Princeton in Bossier Parish. The son of a rural minister, Capers was sent to live with his aunt and uncle in...
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03/03/2014
In honor of Montessori Education Week the local Montessori School held their first Chameleon Crawl held at Lincoln Parish Park on Saturday. The Montessori teaching method is a system of education...
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03/03/2014
Officers with the Ruston Police Department made an arrest on Friday in regards to alleged cruelty to a juvenile. According to the arrest report, officers responded to the scene after they were...
03/03/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school board office to discuss several items, including a suggestion for Simsboro High School...
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03/03/2014
Ruston Fire Department received calls to 18 different emergencies over the weekend. Included were six false alarms, seven medical emergencies, four car crashes, one car fire and one mutual aid to the...
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03/03/2014
Residents looking for a great deal or a chance to clean out the clutter in their homes will have an opportunity to do both this weekend. On Saturday, the Lincoln Parish Library will host their second...
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03/02/2014
“Be strong but not rude, kind but not weak, bold but not a bully and proud but not arrogant.” That was the charge presented to 324 graduates by keynote speaker Rob Shadoin during Saturday’s winter...
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03/02/2014
State representative Rob Shadoin is one of several Louisiana legislators trying to pass a bill to either slow down or stop the implementation of Common Core Standards in the state’s public education...