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Jack Dillard: Easter a reminder to keep thoughts on Lord
As we observe the most positive event of every year today, may we keep our thoughts and actions on Jesus, our Lord and savior.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Louisiana Tech announces cast for "25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"
RUSTON - Louisiana Tech University's School of the Performing Arts and Stone Theatre has announced the cast for its final production of the academic year, "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee."
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Ruston student named LA Student of the Year
A Lincoln Parish fifth-grader has been named the Louisiana Elementary Student of the Year.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Domestic violence fight takes a blow
Last week's surprising announcement that Providence House will shutter its domestic violence and safe house program here serves as a serious wake-up call to the whole of northwest Louisiana of how underserved the issue of domestic violence is for a region of our population.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Gallot brings Ruston students to Capitol
When state Sen. Rick Gallot visited with Ruston High School students as part of the Legislators Back to School program, he wanted them to know their voices can make a difference in government.
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Congressman McAllister seeking family counseling
Fifth District U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister continued to dodge constituents Monday, ditching a scheduled appearance at the North Central Louisiana Tea Party meeting in Ruston in favor of family counseling.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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Officials call rural road repairs important for economy and safety
The Quality Surface Program is a three-year, $425 million initiative to repair 1,100 miles of rural roads across the state such as Louisiana 841.
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Louisiana's rural roads getting help from $425M bond program
MONROE, La. -- Driving on rural Louisiana highways, vehicles bounce now and then, dipping into potholes and back out.
Birthdays Ken Bryan, Calhoun; Robert H. Martin, Ruston; Jeanetta Marzell, 57, Monroe; Janet Nolan, Monroe; Dylan Roberts, 13, Mangham; Coach Lane Welch, 30, West Monroe Anniversary J.E. and Charlotte Brown, West Monroe Sunday The Northeast Louisiana Genealogy and Historical Society meets at 2:30 p.m. at the Ouachita Parish Public Library Main ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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Huey P. Long Medical Center closure moves forward
The pending closure of Huey P. Long Medical Center in Pineville is moving ahead, with the latest step coming with Senate approval.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Louisiana House quickly passes bill to restrict mesothelioma, latent disease cases: Snapshot
Plaintiffs in asbestos exposure cases would be restricted to filing in the parish where the exposure took place, in a bill passed quickly through the Louisiana House on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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The appropriately named American paint horse could one day become the official state horse of Louisiana thanks to a bill currently under consideration in the Legislature.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Louisiana Tech president to be installed Tuesday
Leslie K. Guice will be formally installed as the 14th president of Louisiana Tech University at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Howard Center for the Performing Arts.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
La. Tech College of Education to host graduate program info session in Shreveport
RUSTON - Louisiana Tech University's College of Education will hold a Graduate Program Information Session Wednesday, April 9 at 4 p.m. at Louisiana Tech's Shreveport Center located at 8028 Shrevepark Drive.
The nation's weather
A cold frontal boundary extended from the western Gulf Coast to the central Great Lakes on Friday, while a weaker cold front skimmed across the West Coast.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Summitt era at La. Tech opens with DeMoss hiring
Tyler Summitt smiles during a press conference where it was formally announced that he will take over as the new Louisiana Tech women's basketball coach, Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Ruston, La.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Percussion Studio at Louisiana Tech plans month of musical events
RUSTON - Louisiana Tech University's Percussion Studio is planning a variety of events for the month of April, including a performance by internationally known guest artist, an ensemble festival and a percussion clinic.
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Louisiana Tech hires Tyler Summitt to coach Techsters
RUSTON -- Louisiana Tech Athletics Director Tommy McClelland will introduce Tyler Summitt as the sixth head coach in Lady Techster basketball history during a press conference scheduled for noon on Wednesday in the Jarrell Room of the Charles Wyly Athletic Center.
Bill to restrict mesothelioma, latent disease cases approved in committee: Snapshot
Workers for the EE&G company seal bags containing asbestos taken out of a flooded apartment building.