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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:08pm
Graduation speaker Stan Napper gave each of the 276 newest Louisiana Tech University graduates a jigsaw puzzle piece before they entered the floor of the Thomas Assembly Center Thursday morning for the school’s 321st Commencement Exercise. The message the retiring vice president for research and development conveyed by the end of his speech was that life is a puzzle, and it’s finding out the way to make yourself best fit that counts most. As he began his address, Napper asked the new graduates a bunch of questions about the gift. “How does it feel?” he asked. “Smooth on one side, rough on the...

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04/10/2014
As part of its ongoing STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) emphasis, the Lincoln Parish School District kept its Science Olympiad momentum going with another outstanding performance...
04/10/2014
2013-14 Honor Roll List 3rd 9 Weeks “A” Honor Roll Seventh Grade: Samantha Eckert, Sophia Green, Madison Jones and Maritsa Olguin. Eighth Grade: Madison Griffith, Breana Hicks, Avaiyon James and...
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04/09/2014
An ongoing investigation by the Grambling State University Police Department has resulted in the arrest of two GSU students. Warrants for two non-student suspects have been issued. The...
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04/09/2014
Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice said Tuesday his team has a clear understanding of the challenges they face and a plan in place to meet those challenges. “The wheels are already in...
04/09/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury met Tuesday night to discuss beginning the application process to construct a new courthouse, as well as several other items. Before the regular meeting, the Public...
04/09/2014
The Simsboro Town Council met Monday night to discuss an appointment to the Lincoln Parish Fire District and approve the minutes for the month of March, among other things. Mayor Willie Hendricks...
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04/09/2014
Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue and first lady Dorothy Pogue warmly received guests as they entered the Thomas Jefferson Room at the Claiborne Building for an evening reception....
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04/08/2014
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement had a busy Monday arresting six residents on drug-related charges. At approximately 4:55 p.m. LPNET agents acted on an anonymous tip of illegal drug activity...
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04/08/2014
When Huey Pruitt was diagnosed with Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in January of 2011 he said he didn’t want to believe it, but that diagnosis was only the beginning of a slew of challenges Pruitt would...
04/08/2014
Ruston’s historic downtown Railroad Park is one step closer to its third tree makeover in recent years. The city’s board of aldermen approved a $150,000 professional services contract with a Baton...