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BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have spent an unusual 45 weeks in legislative sessions since their term began in January 2016, and now they’re heading back for more, unable so far to reach a deal for financing state government programs starting in July. Monday’s latest gathering is the seventh special session called by Gov. John Bel Edwards since he took office, all to deal with Louisiana’s ongoing financial instability — on top of the annual regular sessions that lawmakers hold each year. At issue this time, as it has been for two earlier special sessions this year, is whether...

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After seven months in the interim, there is a new fire chief in town. Ruston City Council members on Friday unanimously approved Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth’s recommendation of Assistant Fire...
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12/20/2010
One man received was airlifted to a Shreveport hospital Friday night after a truck rollover on La. Hwy. north of Ruston.
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12/20/2010
Seven new arrests have been made in the ongoing Operation Roundup, which is an operation by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team to make nearly 100 drug arrests over the course of the next...
12/20/2010
The 10th annual KTVE-KARD Christmas Cheer Food Drive came to an end on Dec. 9 with an incredible 78,028 total pounds of food collected from 48 area schools that were also competing to beat hunger.
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12/20/2010
Hico Elementary School held its annual spelling bee on Dec. 15. Mrs. Key, Hico principal, served as the caller. Mrs. Post, Hico's coordinator, and Toni Cox and Randy Moss, from IIG, served as judges...
12/20/2010
Simsboro School’s honor roll students for the second six weeks are listed.
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12/20/2010
DARE graduation On Dec. 7, Dubach’s sixth-graders participated in DARE graduation. The following is a list of graduates for this year: Curtavious Archie, Anthony Armstrong, Mallorey Brown, Eboni...
12/20/2010
When it comes to managing the wealth you’ve accumulated in any one stock, have you ever asked yourself, “How much is too much?” Holding a large position in one stock generally increases your risk...
12/20/2010
Question: What is a good field of study for me to consider as I enter into college? I want to be able to get a good job when I get out. Answer: By the late 1970s, petroleum engineering was “the”...
12/20/2010
Student ministries and the Church at Pisgah invite the community to join them for THE INVASION: The War Between Two Worlds at 7 p.m. Dec. 29-31 nightly in the Family Life Center at Pisgah Baptist...