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Travis Napper, president and CEO of the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau was installed as president of the Louisiana Association of Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Board of Directors during the association’s January meeting in Thibodaux. “I am honored to be serving LACVB as well as the statewide convention and visitor industry,” Napper said. “This organization plays a vital role in connecting travel industry organizations throughout the state and helping them work together to attract convention and tourism business. I look forward to working with my fellow board members to...

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When one looks at Kris Hood, they first see a strong, young man. After spending a few minutes with him, one will see that his right hand is impaired. But, don’t let that cause the assumption that he...
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12/10/2013
Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy said Monday he will try again in 2014 to convince lawmakers to approve a 10 percent reduction in state consulting contracts. But the new bill will have an added twist...
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Devon Energy has again made The Civic 50, Bloomberg Businessweek’s definitive list of the most community-minded companies in the nation. Now in its second year, The Civic 50 is a...
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GRAMBLING (AP) — Grambling State University could be sanctioned or have its access to federal financial aid programs terminated, after it failed to return nearly $15,000 in funds that went to...
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12/09/2013
For 7-year-old Keagyn Barrett, the best thing about Choudrant’s Christmas in the Village celebration was the music, and getting a tiny snowman painted on her right cheek. For Jacob Northcutt, the...
12/09/2013
At approximately 4:18 p.m. Friday, the Ruston Police Department responded to a call on McDonald Avenue. According to the arrest affidavit, upon arrival police could hear very loud crying and yelling...
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The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling met in regular session Thursday night to approve a wide variety of items that will be discussed at a special meeting to be held Dec. 19. Mayor Pro...
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12/09/2013
Internationally-known jazz singer and songwriter Halie Loren will perform at the Lincoln Parish Library events center at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Loren will perform songs from her previous albums, as well as...
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12/09/2013
With a little help from the community, 500 families will be able to sit down to a nice holiday ham dinner this Christmas. For approximately six years, Super 1 Foods, in conjunction with the Rotary...