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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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08/28/2014
Residents of Hico are seeking help in making what remains of Hico Elementary School into a community center. “There’s no sense of community anymore,” said Vicki Colvin, coordinator of the Hico...
08/28/2014
MONROE — A Minnesota professor pleaded guilty to contacting a minor in Union Parish in order to start a sexual relationship, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.
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08/28/2014
Carolyn Elmore Cage today announced her candidacy for the District 1 seat on Ruston’s Board of Aldermen. District 1 is the south-central part of the city. Elmore Cage said her campaign would be...
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08/28/2014
Alexandria, VA — Grambling Chief of Police Tommy Clark was chosen as one of the several law enforcement executives from across the state to participate in the National Law Enforcement Leadership...
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08/27/2014
The Summer Reading Program at the Lincoln Parish Library had another successful year. Library Director Vivian McCain was to release statistics on the number of participants involved during the recent...
08/27/2014
Lincoln Parish residents will have until 4 p.m. Friday to view property assessments at the Lincoln Parish Tax Assessors Office. “It’s something the state requires,” Parish Administrator Courtney Hall...
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08/27/2014
The daughter of the late District 2 Ruston Alderman Elmore Mayfield is running for her father’s former job. Angela Mayfield-Spiller announced her candidacy today saying she wants to continue her...
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08/27/2014
The Ruston Fire Department and Choudrant fire responded to an RV wreck at 10:30 a.m. on Monday near the Choudrant exit on Interstate 20. RFD Public Education Officer Eric Brazzel said a 40-foot...
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08/27/2014
In Monday’s edition of the Daily Leader, there was a misidentification of who would be performing in the upcoming Dixie Season. Jason Petty and the Swingin’ Cowboys, top, will take the state of the...
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08/27/2014
Richie McKinney of McKinney Honda (left) gave a brand new Honda 4-wheeler to Chase Shell, of Winnfield. Shell won the 4-wheeler in a drawing during McKinney Honda’s 29th annual Fall Open House.