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Alejandro “Al” Perkins, partner in a Baton Rouge law firm and chairman of the board for the University of Louisiana System, will be the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech’s winter commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. March 3, in the Thomas Assembly Center on the Tech campus. Those family and friends who are unable to attend commencement can watch the event via Facebook Live at facebook.com/LATech. Perkins was appointed by Gov. John Bel Edwards to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System in July of 2016. In January 2017, Perkins was selected by his fellow board members to...

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11/20/2010
The man shot to death Thursday during a crime spree in West Monroe was a Ruston native. Garland E. “Gene” Henley Jr., 58, of West Monroe, was shot outside of Brookshire’s Supermarket on Cypress...
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11/18/2010
Area residents took horse and carriage rides and children told Santa their Christmas wishes on Thursday evening in downtown Ruston. There was also music filling the area surrounding Railroad Park.
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11/18/2010
GRAMBLING — The 4-H club at Grambling Middle Magnet School had a lesson in water conservation from the City of Grambling and Mid South Wastewater Management on Wednesday morning.
11/18/2010
Local students and parents will have access to another resource that they lost at the end of the last school year. The Foundation for the Mid South announced earlier today the two Louisiana grant...
11/18/2010
Louisiana Tech University students who feel like they’re having a problem with drugs or alcohol have a readily available resource to help them overcome the issue. Chris Medley is the counselor and...
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11/18/2010
Santa Claus was at Railroad Park on Thursday night to take pictures with area children and plans to return again tonight. There were also horse-drawn carriage rides. See more pictures on page 3.
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11/17/2010
This was the first year Simsboro has had an elementary track team. The team was made up of 53 students in grades first through sixth. They participated in five track meets and did an outstanding job...
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11/17/2010
Kindergarten news Kindergarten celebrated Pumpkin Day on Oct. 29. Parents came to work centers that focused on math, science, reading and art grade level expectations.
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11/17/2010
Lincoln Parish Triad and Sheriff’s Citizen Observer Patrol will soon begin their annual Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday patrol. Patrolling areas are in the parking lots of Backus True Value...
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11/17/2010
Ruston Community Theatre’s production of “On Golden Pond” opened Wednesday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Other performances are at 7 p.m. tonight and Friday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10...