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BATON ROUGE (AP) — John Schroder, a Republican businessman and former legislator, won a special election Saturday for state treasurer. Schroder had 56 percent of the vote over Democrat Derrick Edwards, according to complete, unofficial returns. Schroder will take over a post vacated by John Kennedy, a popular Republican who left the job early after winning election to the U.S. Senate. Schroder was the front-runner in the competition after Republicans in the six-candidate October primary split 67 percent of the vote. Edwards raised few dollars for the race and did far less advertising than...

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11/19/2017
BATON ROUGE (AP) — John Schroder, a Republican businessman and former legislator, won a special election Saturday for state treasurer. Schroder had 56 percent of the vote over Democrat Derrick...
11/19/2017
Lincoln Parish voters went with the apparent winner in Saturday’s runoff election for state treasurer, giving John Schroder 60 percent of the vote. Complete but unofficial returns show Schroder, a...
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11/19/2017
Louisiana Tech University held its fall commencement ceremony Saturday in the Thomas Assembly Center, and 284 degrees and one dual degree were awarded. Commencement officially marked the end of the...
11/19/2017
Quitman — A Quitman teen died after the ATV he was driving ran a stop sign and struck a vehicle. Shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday, Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a crash involving an ATV...
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11/19/2017
The city of Ruston now has Lincoln Parish’s first industrial development site certified by the Louisiana Department of Economic Development. The 150-acre site is located at the junction of McDonald...
11/17/2017
Louisiana Tech University is one of a select group of institutions across the country designated for a $299,178 award under the Regional Innovation Strategies Program of the Federal Economic...
11/17/2017
Northern Louisiana Medical Center is offering free assistance to people who are shopping for or renewing health insurance through the health care marketplace. Open enrollment goes through Dec. 15. “...
11/17/2017
The man who died Friday evening after walking into oncoming traffic on Interstate 20 has been identified as 69-year-old James Knox of Riverside, California. The victim’s name was released Thursday by...
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11/17/2017
Louis Cross, the Ruston man wanted in connection with wounding his brother and another man early Sunday morning following a birthday party at Lake D’Arbonne State Park, was arrested here Thursday...
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11/16/2017
More than 33 Lincoln Parish school district sophomores participated in a two-day exercise to brainstorm ideas of how to engage in the community. The first ever Civic Engagement Institute brought...