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Leaders of the Sparta Groundwater Commission will meet Monday to discuss whether the legislation that created the commission needs to be revised to meet the panel’s long-term goals. The meeting is set for 10 a.m. in the conference room of Reese Hall, on Louisiana Tech University’s agriculture campus. And while the executive committee gathering wasn’t called specifically to talk about the commission’s lack of policymaking, enforcement or revenue-raising authority, the topic may come up, Lindsay Gouedy, the commission’s executive director, said Thursday. “At some point in the future, that is...

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Top left: Elizabeth Guinn and Brandon Carroll represented Cedar Creek School recently as ambassadors to the Hugh O›Brian (HOBY) Leadership Conference. HOBY, a national leadership development...
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For more than 60 years, Ruston residents have enjoyed a pancake breakfast — or dinner — for a good cause with the annual Kiwanis Club Pancake Day. This year’s event — the club’s 63rd annual event —...