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Louisiana Tech University Police Chief Randal Hermes is on a mission. He wants local educators know the basic skills to control a bleeding wound until help arrives. “I thought it would be a good thing to get all our schools trained up and have trauma kits in every classroom. You need to be at yourself enough to know how to handle this until the EMT’s get there,” Hermes said. To that end, about 20 teachers, some from Louisiana Tech’s A. E. Phillips Laboratory School and some for the university’s kinesiology department, spent part of Wednesday afternoon learning how to apply tourniquets and...

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08/11/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will convene in regular session Tuesday night to discuss, and possibly approve an ordinance authorizing the public sale of a parcel of adjudicated property located on...
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08/11/2014
Late last month, All Hours Fitness Manager Trey Smith was able to realize a more than three-year dream — a new location for the fitness center. Shortly after Smith took over the gym in 2008, he knew...
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08/09/2014
A five-year dream has officially become a reality for public officials. The newest addition to the parish, the Lincoln Parish Safety Complex held a ribbon cutting on Friday where a grand tour of the...
08/09/2014
Often at the bottom of the list when it comes to positive rankings, Louisiana has apparently ranked very well in a survey measuring states’ friendliness toward small businesses. Thumbtack, in...
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08/09/2014
Lincoln Parish’s own, Tammy Schales, a Ruston Elementary School teacher, has been named Elementary Teacher of the Year for the state of Louisiana. The process of being selected for the prestigious...
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08/09/2014
Local members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People invited Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo to speak at the First Annual Community Scholarship Prayer Breakfast in Grambling...
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08/08/2014
More than 100 girls from age 4 to sixth grade participated in the annual Ruston High cheerleaders annual cheer mini clinic held in the RHS boy’s gym this week August 4-7. The participants gave a...
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08/08/2014
The suspect in an alleged simple battery — domestic violence case, admittedly told police he knew it was wrong, after being apprehended on Thursday night. Johnathun Moore Jr., 24, of 1024 S. Clay St...
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08/08/2014
After several days of investigating, the Ruston Police Department have taken a burglary suspect into custody. RPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Clint Williams said officers with the Uniform Patrol...
08/08/2014
Ruston High School was recently named No. 1 in 2013-14 Advanced Placement testing scores — beating out all schools in the Northeast Louisiana Region and placing among several magnet schools...