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A local man will soon have the chance to win $50,000. Matthew Ramsaur, a local filmmaker, has been selected as a finalist in the film portion of Prize Fest in Shreveport. Prize Fest is a street festival experience in downtown Shreveport featuring film, music, food and community. Since its first year in 2012, Prize Fest has grown from small town film festival to national recognition for the work of participating artists. Ramsaur said he enjoys working in the film industry. “I work as a freelance videographer making commercials and wedding videos. I’ve been involved in film for the past 10...

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08/17/2017
At 5:45 a.m. this morning, Richard Coley celebrated his 141st grand opening of a Chick-fil-A restaurant. Originally of St. Petersburg, Florida, he now lives in Arcadia and said he was delighted to be...
08/16/2017
The Lincoln Parish school district scored the fifth highest ACT composite score in the state with 180 students scoring 21 points or higher on the test according to a report recently released by the...
08/16/2017
For the 36th straight year, it’s Happening again for Louisiana Tech University. The annual tradition continues starting at 6 p.m. Thursday as The Happening, a celebration of Louisiana Tech University...
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08/16/2017
Anna-Katherine Thompson, seated, a Ruston High School freshman, won the title of Miss Heart of Trenton’s Outstanding Teen which is an official preliminary pageant to  Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding...
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08/15/2017
A 73-year-old Choudrant man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with two counts of first-degree murder following an alleged shooting incident Monday evening. John Nichols, of...
08/15/2017
The Dixie Youth Baseball World Series coming to Ruston in 2019 is expected to bring as many as 8,000 people to town, have an economic impact that could top $6 million and require more than 300...
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08/14/2017
From now until Sept. 5, Lowe’s Home Improvement customers in Ruston can donate $1, $5 or $10 at the register to help support the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana through the “Building...
08/14/2017
By his own admission, not much excites Dr. Jeffrey Weeks. But he’s ecstatic about the new 3D mammography machine that goes live at Ruston’s Green Clinic on Thursday. “This machine will save lives,”...
08/14/2017
A bi-partisan group of state House members will hold their initial meeting today in Baton Rouge in attempt to come up with a plan that will draw enough legislative support to move Louisiana off dead-...
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08/12/2017
A district court jury has found Steve Devon Hardyway guilty of attempted first-degree murder and armed robbery of the Subway restaurant on West California Avenue. The verdict was rendered Friday...