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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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11/25/2014
Within the next few weeks, Ruston native Trent Dion Soto hopes to hear a decision from Sundance — or one of a number of other prestigious film festivals — about whether his documentary “Among the...
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11/25/2014
The Rev. Cathy Brewton guides a group of women toward two large windows overlooking the backyard of LifeHouse Ministries, located at 813 N. Trenton St. “I just want to make sure ya’ll look outside at...
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11/24/2014
New Tech students at Ruston High School listened to advice on being successful from several professionals in the community during a panel discussion Thursday.
11/24/2014
Deputies with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating the Sunday morning death of a Grambling man. According to a press release from LPSO, at approximately 7:30 a.m. Sunday deputies...
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11/24/2014
The Lincoln Parish Detention Center Commission will begin looking into new options for housing juvenile offenders. During Friday’s meeting, LPDC Warden Jim Tuten said the main facility that is...
11/24/2014
A man suspected of murdering a family member has been apprehended in West Monroe. At approximately 4:30 p.m. Saturday, the West Monroe Police Department responded to the 1200 block Hinkle Drive in...
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11/22/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will soon open a seat to appointment now that current juror Ronnie Walker has been elected mayor of Ruston. Due to potential conflicts of interests, Walker will not...
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11/22/2014
At approximately 5 p.m. Friday the Ruston Fire Department responded to an overturned vehicle on Louisiana Highway 33. According to reports the driver of the vehicle attempted to pass a vehicle,...
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11/22/2014
Public officials are still hopeful that efforts by Southwestern Energy and other oil companies will find the next mother lode in Union Parish.
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11/22/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 30 for JPS Realty. Tami Alexander, owner and agent was proud to have her parents, John and Connie Lockwood in attendance,...