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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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09/18/2014
An idea for the Montessori School of Ruston has finally come to fruition with a set of renovations that has allowed the school to expand. Renovations included the addition of an outdoor classroom and...
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09/18/2014
The Ruston Police Department has arrested four suspects that spawned from two separate incidents. At approximately 1 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to Walmart for a reported theft, according to a...
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09/18/2014
Two hundred and ninety-eight employees of the Lincoln Parish School District banded together to raise $42,886 in an annual campaign to support the local United Way of Northeast Louisiana office....
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09/18/2014
At approximately 9:30 a.m. today Ruston Police Department responded to a vehicle accident at the intersection of Dan Reneau Drive and Monroe Street. A 2003 Honda Civic driven by Tymetria Hall, 23, of...
09/18/2014
For the second consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University has seen a substantial increase in both the quantity and quality of its 2014 freshman class. According to the university’s fall 2014...
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09/18/2014
Genesis 1:1: in the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Get on the bus! Our new school year is off to a tremendous start. All of our students had a great time exploring in the school bus...
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09/18/2014
New Tech @ Ruston continued its partnership with the Kinesiology Department in the College of Education at Louisiana Tech University by presenting examples of their Ignite Talks to help the...
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09/17/2014
Shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office confirmed the apprehension of the two escapees that fled the Lincoln Parish Detention Center on Saturday. LPSO Public Information...
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09/17/2014
Ruston Chief Deputy Marshal Jim Liner has announced his candidacy for city marshal in the Nov. 4 election. Incumbent Marshal Mike Hilton, who’s held the job for 33 years, is retiring when his term...
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09/17/2014
World War I history buffs are in for a special treat this month as “Ephemera from the War to End All Wars” begins on Sept. 26 in the Rawle Enterprise Center. Attendees to this month’s Historical...