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04/24/2019 - 8:08am
NEW YORK (AP) — Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you’re craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could be watching you. But it’s not there to see if you’re stealing. These cameras want to get to know you and what you’re buying. It’s a new technology being trotted out to...
04/24/2019 - 8:26am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite evidence that millions of Hispanics and immigrants could go uncounted, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to uphold the Trump administration’s plan to inquire about U.S. citizenship on the 2020 census in a case that could affect American...
04/24/2019 - 8:27am
Louisiana Tech University’s I-20 Top Twenty, an event that annually highlights economic and business development success found at the heart of north Louisiana’s Interstate 20 corridor will be held from 6-8 p.m. April 30 at University Hall. By celebrating ingenuity and excellence, this much-...
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04/24/2019 - 8:28am
Picured above: Scott Quiett, left, with the Capital Area Corporate Recycling Center, carries a used printer donated by Rickey Burton, right, at Saturday’s e-waste recycling event conducted by the city of Ruston. CACRC recycles computers printers and other electronics and makes them available at low...
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04/24/2019 - 8:32am
Ties between the Lady Techsters and the “Big D” are getting officially tighter on Friday night. That’s when former Louisiana Tech women’s basketball assistant coaches Michael Ensley and Gary Blair will be inducted into the Dallas Independent School District Athletic Hall of Fame. Induction...

Announcements

Sara Kate Barr, of Ruston, and Tyler Nathan Warren, of Castor, Louisiana, were united in holy matrimony at 6 p.m. on March 16 at White Oak Venue in Ruston. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Reverend Will McLeane of Raleigh, North Carolina, cousin of the bride.  The bride is the daughter of...
Mr. and Mrs. Col. LeeRoy Martin of Athens, Ga., are proud to announce the recent engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Kathryn Elizabeth Martin to Brent Wayne Causey of Ruston. The bride-elect is the daughter of Col. LeeRoy and Charlene Martin. She is the granddaughter of the late...

Sports

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Sometimes a pitcher’s best defense is his own offense.

It certainly played out that way Monday night for Ruston High School senior Landon...

Louisiana Tech head coach Brooke Stoehr announced the addition of three players during the late signing period, including two junior college...

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Lincoln Parish prep baseball teams received their marching orders Sunday afternoon as the Louisiana High School Athletics Association released...

Editorials

It’s coming up fast — Lincoln Parish high school graduates of 2019 are about to take their biggest steps yet in the walk of life. Thousands of hours spent in classrooms,...
Today is Easter Sunday, the most important and oldest celebration of the Christian church, marking the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The New Testament teaches Jesus’...