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Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:33am
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It was a good news/bad news kind of Saturday for Lincoln Parish college football fans. The Grambling State Tigers turned in the good as the Tigers battled back to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston while Louisiana Tech fell 58-44 to Western Kentucky in the Conference USA title contest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In a rematch of last year’s SWAC championship game that Grambling lost 49-21, the Tigers fell behind early in this year’s match-up. Alcorn State jumped out to a 17-0 lead at halftime, but the Tigers opened the...

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10/18/2013
At 3 p.m. Saturday the Living Gospel Church of Ruston will be having a job search workshop at Comfort Inn that will include resume writing, tips for job searches and the do’s and don’ts of the...
10/18/2013
Lincoln Parish voters go to the polls on Saturday to help choose a replacement for former 5th District Congressman Rodney Alexander. Precincts are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters should take...
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10/18/2013
Louisiana Tech University’s Forestry Department held a reception recently to thank members of the Martin Foundation, the charitable arm of the RoyOMartin Companies, for a donation of four vans to be...
10/17/2013
Lincoln Parish School Board members were treated to some good news and some not-so-good news during their recent regularly scheduled meeting held midday on Wednesday at Choudrant High School.
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10/17/2013
At the monthly meeting of the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 Board of Commissioners on Tuesday night, commissioners appointed Donnie Watson as the new interim fire chief until Chief Dennis Ford...
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10/17/2013
The homecoming game will begin at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium. Louisiana Tech’s 2013 Homecoming court was announced recently. The king and queen will be named during halftime of Saturday...
10/17/2013
Another theatrical performance is on tap for Ruston residents. The Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts will put on a production of John Patrick Shanley’s award-winning drama, “...
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10/17/2013
Ruston had simple beginnings: founded by merchants relocating in hopes of the railroad soon to follow. Among these pioneers were W.A.J. Lewis of the mercantile store Kidd and Lewis from the banks of...
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10/17/2013
The word is out about Ruston’s alternative to the Office of Motor Vehicles. Lagniappe Auto Title, which opened its doors in February, has already seen numerous repeat customers who need to get auto...
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10/17/2013
The students at Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center have had a busy month! We kicked off October with an exciting field trip to the Ruston Fire Station. This outing took place during Fire Safety...