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The Town Talk
Bills aimed at 'speed trap' advance to Louisiana House
If Shreveport Rep. Alan Seabaugh gets his way, the St. Landry Parish town of Washington will be out of the ticket writing business in a few months.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Louisiana Tech honors high school students for aspirations in computing, IT
RUSTON - Louisiana Tech University's College of Engineering and Science and College of Business recently hosted and recognized young women from high schools throughout the state at the National Center for Women in Information Technology 2014 Louisiana Aspirations in Computing Awards celebration.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Master of Health Informatics program at Louisiana Tech earns accreditation
RUSTON - Louisiana Tech University's Master of Health Informatics program, housed in the College of Applied and Natural Sciences' Department of Health Informatics and Information Management, has been awarded initial accreditation following a rigorous review from the Commission on Accreditation for Health Information Management Education.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
War of wills continues in Capitol
Neither side is budging in the battle of educational philosophies between Gov. Bobby Jindal and Superintendent of Education John White over whether the state should continue implementing Common Core state standards and the testing component aligned with those standards.
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.
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.
The Town Talk
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
The Daily Advertiser
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.
The Town Talk
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
The Town Talk
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.