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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:08pm
Graduation speaker Stan Napper gave each of the 276 newest Louisiana Tech University graduates a jigsaw puzzle piece before they entered the floor of the Thomas Assembly Center Thursday morning for the school’s 321st Commencement Exercise. The message the retiring vice president for research and development conveyed by the end of his speech was that life is a puzzle, and it’s finding out the way to make yourself best fit that counts most. As he began his address, Napper asked the new graduates a bunch of questions about the gift. “How does it feel?” he asked. “Smooth on one side, rough on the...

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07/29/2017
Area residents have the opportunity to watch first-hand what happens when a buried gas pipeline is ruptured during a mock drill set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center,...
07/28/2017
A group of approximately 25 Vietnam War re-enactors will be at the North Louisiana Military Museum on Aug. 5 to show residents some of the implements of war and talk about the conflict. The come-and-...
07/28/2017
With the summer coming to an end, the Summer Reading Program at the Lincoln Parish Library is also preparing to close. This year, the theme of the program was “Build a Better World,” and attracted...
07/27/2017
FARMERVILLE — A spokesman with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has confirmed the agency will soon begin talks with the Union Parish Police Jury about removing trash...
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07/27/2017
Ruston Daily Leader Executive Sports Editor O.K. “Buddy” Davis thought it was a simple, impromptu birthday gathering Wednesday afternoon in what he calls the Jack Lambert Suite at Princeton Place....
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07/26/2017
FARMERVILLE — The employment future of a man hired as a policeman by the Bernice Board of Aldermen ended before he started work with his arrest on domestic violence charges. At its meeting July 11,
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07/26/2017
The Dixie Center for the Arts has joined in the fight to raise funds for a new hall for VFW Parnell Burt Post 3615 by sponsoring a benefit concert from 6-9 a.m. Saturday. After 80 years of service...
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07/26/2017
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science has announced that Haley Dishman, a mechanical engineering student, has received a Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society Stabile...
07/25/2017
With summer almost over, and school just around the corner, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team and The Well Ministries have come together to help families in need with school supplies.
07/25/2017
The city of Ruston wants to hear from its citizens. The city has a new 19-question online public opinion survey seeking input on city services, downtown, active transportation and recycling. The...