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More than 51 Ruston High School students received their certificates of completion from Teach One to Lead One. T1l1 is a program takes at-risk students through a 14-week journey, teaching the principles based from Christian scripture through local mentors. Walter Allen, the Lincoln Parish coordinator of the program, said having 51 students finish the program was “phenomenal” and that he couldn’t be “more proud of what they have accomplished.” “I’m proud of all of these students,” he said. “This is something they worked hard at and they’ve earned it.” The program, which was based in Lincoln...

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11/22/2017
A Lincoln Parish grand jury has indicted Jaylin M. Wayne, 19, for first-degree murder in shooting deaths of two men on the Grambling State University campus. Wayne, of St. Louis, is now formally...
11/22/2017
A Ruston man faces attempted second-degree murder charges today stemming from an incident that occurred Saturday night on Eastland Avenue. City police arrested Brandon Oneal Maryland, 36, of 793 Hwy...
11/21/2017
A mass choir from churches in Ruston and Farmerville will perform a benefit gospel concert for the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center and Lincoln Total Community Action Agency at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at New...
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11/21/2017
Former Ruston High School standout quarterback Brad Laird continues living the football coaching dream. Becoming head coach for an alma mater is a goal for many football coaches, and Laird, who has...
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11/20/2017
The director of a Ruston animal rescue agency is free on bond after being arrested Saturday following an incident involving her former daughter in law. Suellyn Martin, 69, of 908 Pea Ridge Road, was...
11/20/2017
More than 70 Lincoln Parish school district fifth- through seventh- grade students recently participated in the 10th annual two-day art workshop. The student art pieces will be kept and prepared for...
11/19/2017
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...
11/19/2017
Lincoln Parish voters went with the apparent winner in Saturday’s runoff election for state treasurer, giving John Schroder 60 percent of the vote. Complete but unofficial returns show Schroder, a...
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11/19/2017
Louisiana Tech University held its fall commencement ceremony Saturday in the Thomas Assembly Center, and 284 degrees and one dual degree were awarded. Commencement officially marked the end of the...
11/19/2017
Quitman — A Quitman teen died after the ATV he was driving ran a stop sign and struck a vehicle. Shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday, Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a crash involving an ATV...