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Saturday served as commencement for Louisiana Tech University’s 326 winter quarter graduates, and Ronny Walker, mayor of Ruston, served as the event’s keynote speaker. Walker focused on three words to emphasize to the graduates: bold, believe and brave. “I want to encourage you to be bold,” Walker said. “Bold in your work. Bold in your goals and ambitions. Bold with your dreams … Being bold is one reason you are graduating from a nationally recognized university today. It was a bold move by then President Dan Reneau and his staff, one of which is our president today, Dr. Les Guice, who took...

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12/17/2013
It all started with a pair of rabbits. Now, depending on the holiday, the front yard of Jo Ann Cardwell’s white frame house at 907 N. Trenton St. near downtown Ruston is full of pumpkins, turkeys or...
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12/17/2013
It all started with a pair of rabbits. Now, depending on the holiday, the front yard of Jo Ann Cardwell’s white frame house at 907 N. Trenton St. near downtown Ruston is full of pumpkins, turkeys or...
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12/17/2013
Cedar Creek students Nicole Brashear and Rachel Pardue are two of 500 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the United States who will be performing in London’s New Year’s Day Parade. They...
12/17/2013
While people are donning their houses with Christmas cheer this season, the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 is informing residents that safety is important for a happy holiday. LPFD Chief Donnie...
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12/16/2013
Students from the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center, Cedar Creek, A.E. Phillips and Ruston High School performed at the Ruston Civic Center on Friday night. Pictured above are the LPECC students...
12/16/2013
In a Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s report released today, it was stated that Louisiana Tech University did not have proper controls over money collected at several locations on campus, which...
12/16/2013
What was it like to celebrate Christmas in the days of England’s King Henry VIII? Hear it from His Majesty himself, as portrayed by Southeastern Louisiana University history professor William B....
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12/16/2013
A new child care facility has recently opened its doors to the special needs children in the Ruston-Lincoln area. Todd Craighead, director, is a Registered Nurse and has been in the nursing field for...
12/14/2013
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury officially adopted its 2013 amended budget and 2014 proposed budgets during Tuesday’s monthly meeting at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. A total of $15,527,293 was...
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12/14/2013
The annual Grambling Christmas Parade rolled through Saturday as area residents flocked to the streets to join in on the holiday celebration. Pictured is Santa Claus throwing candy to spectators....