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BATON ROUGE (AP) — John Schroder, a Republican businessman and former legislator, won a special election Saturday for state treasurer. Schroder had 56 percent of the vote over Democrat Derrick Edwards, according to complete, unofficial returns. Schroder will take over a post vacated by John Kennedy, a popular Republican who left the job early after winning election to the U.S. Senate. Schroder was the front-runner in the competition after Republicans in the six-candidate October primary split 67 percent of the vote. Edwards raised few dollars for the race and did far less advertising than...

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05/16/2014
Louisiana Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:LABC) announced recently that its board of directors at their meeting on April 29 declared a cash dividend of 5 cents per share on the common stock of the Company,...
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05/16/2014
Stage presented a check for $1,929 to Wiggin’Out recently from a fundraiser. Pictured, left to right, are Patrick Walsh, Wiggin’ Out; Jennifer Holtz, Wiggin’ Out; Elizabeth Turnley, Wiggin’ Out;...
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05/16/2014
Ruston businessman Bill Elmore confirmed Thursday he’s running for mayor. “It’s no secret, I am running,” he said. Elmore, a Republican, is the second declared candidate in the race to succeed...
05/16/2014
A Senate bill was approved Thursday allowing the state to sell acreage in the Old D’Arbonne State Park in Farmerville to the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative. The bill, SB 430 by Sen....
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05/16/2014
The Gamma Alpha Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order is currently holding their annual SeeSaw-A-Thon in the field between Celebrity Theatres and Lowe’s. The event began on Thursday morning and will continue...
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05/16/2014
A Calhoun man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today after a highway chase through three parishes at speeds over 100 mph. Benjamin Moore Tyler, 31, is charged locally with speeding in...
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05/16/2014
The Lincoln Parish School District rolled out its sixth annual “Celebration of Champions” this week, an event designed to shine the spotlight on the best of the best among efforts throughout the...
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05/16/2014
Leadership Lincoln participants celebrated the end of an era in a graduation ceremony held Thursday night at the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. Graduates spent the past nine months learning...
05/16/2014
BATON ROUGE — This week, Louisiana Economic Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the 2014 Louisiana Small Business Award winners at an event honoring small business...
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05/16/2014
Operation Round Up is a community service program that gives Claiborne Electric members the option to allow their bills to be rounded up to the next whole dollar. The difference in the actual bill...