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  1. Teachers may bow during students' prayers, bill saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concordia Sentinel

    ... as there are geometry and algebra tests in schools, there will be prayer in schools," said Rep. Robert Shadoin, R-Ruston, who presented the bill on behalf of Sen. Ryan Gatti, R-Bossier City. "You cannot take away prayer in schools." The original ...

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  2. With the Marines' help, ODU grad Jim Wilkerson doesn't waste his chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... out of the pen. Probably his most memorable game was his last. It was against Louisiana Tech in his hometown of Ruston, La., with is family in the stands. Two innings, one hit, no runs. "That was really neat," ODU coach Chris Finwood said. "He came ...

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  3. Check warns Oktibbeha County 'not big enough' for two ambulance servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | Commercial Dispatch

    Oktibbeha County supervisors are bracing for the impact of two ambulance services operating in the county following a grave warning Monday morning from Rural Fire Services training officer Austin Check. Check, speaking at the supervisors' recess meeting, roasted Starkville aldermen's decision to contract with Ruston, Louisiana-based Pafford EMS, a private company, for ambulance calls in the city limits.

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  4. Ruston man accused of disturbing the peace at airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | Concordia Sentinel

    Monroe police arrested a Ruston man on suspicion of disturbing the peace through drunkenness and resisting police through force last week after authorities were notified of a disturbance at Monroe Regional Airport. An airflight employee told police that Jeremy Jacob Henriques, 37, of 903 Orleans Drive, Ruston, was escorted off the airplane because he was intoxicated and arguing with the pilot, according to the May 18 arrest report.

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  5. Three Tigers Earn Recognition From SEC Baseball CoachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... speed and range in center field, has four outfield assists and a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage this season. The Ruston, La., product is also hitting .316 (60-for-190) on the year with 14 doubles, two triples, five homers, 27 RBI, 42 runs and 13 ...

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  6. Bulldogs make history in series-clinching win over Old DominionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | The McDuffie Progress

    RUSTON, La. - The Louisiana Tech baseball team held off a hard-charging Old Dominion squad to take an 11-8 series-clinching win on Senior Night, Friday evening from J.C. Love Field.

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  7. La.'s Origin Bank rings bell on NasdaqRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Daily World

    ... for our customers, employees, shareholders and communities," Mills said. The bank, which is headquartered in Ruston and first listed on the Nasdaq on May 9 with the ticker symbol OBNK, began its journey as a public company with a profitable run. ...

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  8. House passes bill limiting school prayer for teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | The Town Talk

    ... as there are geometry and algebra tests in schools, there will be prayer in schools," said Rep. Robert Shadoin, R-Ruston, who presented the bill on behalf of Sen. Ryan Gatti, R-Bossier City. "You cannot take away prayer in schools." The original ...

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  9. Louisiana House votes unanimously on a bill to allow student-initiated prayer in public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Best of New Orleans

    ... there are geometry and algebra tests in schools, there will be prayer in schools," said state Rep. Robert Shadoin, R-Ruston, who presented the bill on behalf of state Sen. Ryan Gatti, R-Bossier City. "You cannot take away prayer in schools." The ...

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  10. Aldermen pick Pafford for EMS district serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... municipal boundaries, and is anticipated to be ready to begin service by Aug. 1. Pafford, which is based out of Ruston, Louisiana, and OCH Regional Medical Center had pitched providing ambulance service for the EMS district at the board's May 1 ...

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  11. People often don't see new Saints RB Boston Scott coming, and that's the way he likes itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Monterey County Weekly

    Louisiana Tech running back Boston Scott tries to avoid a tackle by Northwestern State linebacker Peyton Guidry during an NCAA college football game in Ruston, La., Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017.

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  12. Texans place Karl Malone's kid, K.J., on reserve/retired listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Sporting News

    A four-star recruit from Ruston, La., and two-year starter at LSU, K.J. Malone said a knee injury that ended his 2017 season hadn't healed. K.J. Malone, the son of basketball Hall of Fame member and NBA legend Karl Malone, has ended his football playing career.

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  13. Five Below to open Shreveport store June 22; another planned for center being built in RustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... coolest brand on the planet," has more than 600 stores in 32 states. About 73 miles east, the Lincoln Parish city of Ruston will formally break ground at 2 p.m. Monday on a 100,000-square foot retail development just off Interstate 20 at Cooktown ...

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  14. Paramedic shortage | Ruston Fire looking to hire quality helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A paramedic shortage across Louisiana is hitting close to home. Ruston Fire and E.M.T answers emergency 911 calls for Lincoln Parish.

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  15. Hammond's 'Trashy Lady' prepares for move after years of volunteer serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | The Advocate

    ... to keep her city clean is just one of the civic pursuits in which McKaskle is engaged. She will soon be moving to Ruston to live next to her son and grandchildren. Barbara McKaskle, involved in many community-enhancing activities in Hammond, ...

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  16. Origin Bank expected to begin trading on NasdaqaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | Daily World

    ... expected to begin being traded as a public company on Nasdaq today with an opening stock price of $34 per share. The Ruston-based bank, the largest financial institution headquartered in northern Louisiana, won't be listed at the opening bell but is ...

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  17. Down In DulargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Rescheduled 3 trips early last week but enjoyed great fishing Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Chris Erickson from Ruston, La and family enjoyed their stay at the "Lakehouse" and really whacked the redfish! The crew ripped the reds catching over 50 fish during their 2 day adventure.

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  18. Texas man arrested after stealing and wrecking Ruston ambulance.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Public information officer, Eric Brazzel said the incident happened on Sunday. He said his team responded to an accident in Lincoln Parish where a Texas man was involved in a crash on I-20.

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  19. Ruston man stabbed to death, suspect's family claiming self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    On Saturday, Lester Griffin was stabbed to death at his home in the 3600 block of Paul Avenue in Ruston. Police said it happened just after 4 p.m. Officers say they responded to a call about a stabbing.

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  20. Baseball: Blue Raiders edge LA Tech in weekend series 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | The Sidelines

    The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to Ruston, Louisiana, over the weekend to take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in a Conference USA series. In a tightly contested match-up, the Blue Raiders walked away with the series win by a 2-1 margin.

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