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A former Ruston Junior High School seventh grader recently placed fourth in the 2016 National You Be the Chemist Competition in Washington, D.C. Jonathan Gunasekaran, 13, received scholarship money, a TI-84 Plus calculator and other science-related prizes. You Be the Chemist Competitions are contests in which students are questioned on science and chemistry-related material throughout a day-long, 11-round of academic challenge. Jonathan represented Lincoln Parish in the last two national competitions. His brother, Benjamin, placed ninth in the 2015 National You Be the Chemist Competition. In...

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06/08/2017
The city of Ruston asked the Lincoln Parish School Board to pay approximately $2 million to build a tennis complex and a field house at the city’s new multi-sports recreational complex. In return,...
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06/07/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday granted permission to advertise for the purchase of generators for all district facilities. The school district received a grant from Federal Emergency...
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06/07/2017
Rep. Rob Shadoin predicts the Legislature will reach a compromise on the budget for the spending year that begins July 1, but state agencies will still see yet another round of cuts. That’s because...
06/07/2017
The Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau has made changes to its website as a result of complaints by the city of Grambling that Grambling State University was inaccurately portrayed on the...
06/06/2017
In honor of National Running Day, Alisa Greene and Passport Wellness Center are sponsoring “The Big Run Event” at 6 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Greene said the event was created to help those...
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06/06/2017
A short walk from the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center, down a dirt road, beyond the Grambling State University facilities headquarters building and Richmond Hall is a pond and a wooded area that’s...
06/05/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board will be looking into advertising the purchase of generators to be installed at all district facilities. The generators along with policy revisions, bids to purchase...
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06/03/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked on Monday to set in motion several new ventures, re-up at least one continuing project and consider approving an ordinance prohibiting motorized vehicles on...
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06/03/2017
In 2015, Douglas Walton, a local artist, and 14 of his students spent six days and five nights on a remote slope amidst the Himalayan Mountains after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the area. When...
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06/03/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at New Horizon Counseling Agency. New Horizon is a comprehensive mental and behavioral health care agency that provides services...