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Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 11:01pm
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Sgt. Jamie Knight runs, gun drawn, toward the sounds of shots coming from the room at the end of the second floor hallway of Louisiana Tech University’s South Hall. For a split second, he freezes at the door, quickly turns to his left, fires two shots and takes down a pair of assailants, one with an assault rifle, the other, with a silver revolver. Knight scans the room for other possible bad guys lurking behind empty desks. He sees none. Now he’s leaning over a male victim with three obvious injuries: The man’s right leg is spurting blood, he has a sucking chest wound — air is being sucked...

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05/26/2018
Sgt. Jamie Knight runs, gun drawn, toward the sounds of shots coming from the room at the end of the second floor hallway of Louisiana Tech University’s South Hall. For a split second, he freezes at...
05/26/2018
Lincoln Parish’s two state House members say they voted for a failed attempt to continue a portion of a higher sales tax because the measure would have been a start in retaining services that are...
05/26/2018
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery...
05/26/2018
While the Louisiana Peach Festival may not get underway until June, the festival committee has introduced the newest addition to the event — Louisiana Peachstock Battle of the Bands. Marisol O’Neal,...
05/25/2018
At 6 p.m. Tuesday, three local women will host the second annual “Music for Memory” benefit concert in the Burkhalter Chapel of Trinity United Methodist Church, located at 1000 Woodward Ave. in...
05/25/2018
On Saturday, the Lincoln Parish Library will celebrate the beginning of its summer reading program — “Libraries Rock!” First, the children’s department will kick off their program at 11 a.m. Saturday...
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05/25/2018
Nearly 20 years after establishing itself in Ruston, the United Way of Northeast Louisiana finally has a permanent home. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to christen the new office,...
05/25/2018
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana House Republicans resisted Gov. John Bel Edwards’ call for $648 million in permanent taxes to balance the budget, opting instead Thursday to advance a short-term sales...
05/24/2018
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Negotiations over passing taxes to fill gaps in Louisiana’s budget started off tensely Wednesday between Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administration and House lawmakers, raising...
05/24/2018
Potentially more than 200 Lincoln Parish workers could be looking for new jobs later this summer after the Ardagh Group glass plant in Simsboro announced Wednesday plans for downtime starting in July...