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11/17/2018 - 10:31pm
Coushatta native Jamie Adams, 2004 graduate of Louisiana Tech University’s program in Computer Information Systems, advised Fall 2018 graduates to seize courage from fear and find value through relationships during his commencement address Saturday. Adams, who Tech President Les Guice called an “...
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11/17/2018 - 10:35pm
Yogi Berra couldn’t have said it better — it was “déjà vu all over again” Friday night for the Ruston Bearcats. On Oct. 19, Ruston and Alexandria Senior High combined for 64 points and 817 total yards as the Bearcats rallied for a regular season road win over the Trojans. But that was only the warm...
11/17/2018 - 10:36pm
Playoff tickets for Friday’s quarterfinals game at West Monroe will be on sale from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at the school office. Student tickets with an ID will be $5 and all other general tickets will be $11.
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11/17/2018 - 10:40pm
GRAMBLING — The city of Grambling’s water crisis has been resolved, Mayor Ed Jones said Saturday. Some citizens of Grambling had gone without water in their homes since Wednesday evening, and Mayor Edward Jones said at a press conference late Friday morning that the city at that point was still “...
11/17/2018 - 10:50pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Several Roman Catholic bishops on Tuesday urged colleagues at their national meeting to take some sort of action on the clergy sex abuse crisis despite a Vatican order to delay voting on key proposals. Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, suggested a nonbinding vote to...

Announcements

Victoria Ward, of Shreveport, and Jacob Davis, of Ruston, were united in holy matrimony at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Historic Fire Station in downtown Ruston. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Reverend Ben Ward, uncle to the bride. The bride is the daughter of Jason Ward, of...
Marc and Crystal Richard, both of Ruston, are pleased to announce the recent engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melanie Claire Richard, of Lynn Haven, Florida, to Clyde Douglas Brown III, of Panama City Beach, Florida. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of James “Buck” Stein...

Sports

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BATON ROUGE (AP) — When Joe Burrow found freshman receiver Ja’Marr Chase deep down the left sideline to the Rice two-yard line, it marked the LSU’...

METAIRIE (AP) — Brandon Marshall takes nothing for granted when discussing his opportunity to join the Saints’ seemingly inevitable march to the...

ITTA BENA, Miss. — The Grambling State University volleyball team fought hard for four sets, but it was not enough to get past Southern as the...

Editorials

Back in May Louisiana lawmakers agreed to use excess money found in the state budget to pay $42 million and clear the slate of 110 outstanding final lawsuit judgments from...
In a time of extreme bias and division among the mainstream national news media, it’s always encouraging to see journalists and outlets reach across the political aisle and...