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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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05/10/2014
Si Robertson’s tour of duty in Vietnam is finally complete. He has a pair of new tiger stripe camouflage fatigues and a “Boonie” hat to prove it, both gifts from the Louisiana Military Museum....
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05/10/2014
On Friday night, area residents came out to show their support for the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana by attending the annual Jazzland concert. Headlining the concert was Louisiana-...
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05/10/2014
A number of area residents looked to the future Saturday morning as they joined in the March of Dimes’ March For Babies at the Lambright Intramural Center and Jim Mize Track on the Louisiana Tech...
05/10/2014
Lincoln Parish residents can properly dispose of paint, poisons, old computers and a long list of other items on Saturday during the annual Household Hazardous Material Collection Day at the North...
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05/10/2014
Approximately 100 Lincoln Parish fire, police, and emergency medical personnel gathered for Bank of Ruston’s fifth annual First Responders Day on Friday. Those in attendance enjoyed hamburgers and...
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05/10/2014
Go-Green! Go-Green! Go-Green!
05/10/2014
The United Way of Northeast Louisiana recently wrapped up its year-long “READ. LEARN. SUCCEED.” initiative within Lincoln Parish.  The early grades reading program partnered two community volunteers...
05/10/2014
A Girls Volleyball Skills Camp will be held at Ruston High School June 9-12, 2014. Sessions for girls entering grades 3-7 will be held from 9-11 AM, and session for those in grades 8-11 from 1-3 PM...
05/10/2014
Members of the community are encouraged to attend the Celebration of Champions at 5 p.m. May 12 in the Ruston Civic Center. The incoln Parish School District will recognize students and faculty...
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05/10/2014
Ruston’s Rotary Club recently wrapped up its 2013-14 Student of the Year program by presenting its annual scholarship awards. According to Scholarship Program Coordinator Diane Hunter, criteria for...