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Christmas Fest celebrated at Louisiana Tech
RUSTON - Louisiana Tech's Office of Multicultural Affairs is gearing up for its 21st annual Christmas Fest on Tuesday.
Louisiana to study Amtrak route across state's north
Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherrie LeBas tells the Minden Press-Herald she's ready to start, using $250,000 secured by state Rep. Roy Burrell of Shreveport.
La. Tech professor, students to present at international nanotechnology conference
RUSTON - Louisiana Tech University doctoral students Chris Boyer and Sonali Karnik will accompany Dr. David K. Mills, professor of biological sciences and biomedical engineering at Louisiana Tech, to the 3rd International Conference on NanoTek this week in Las Vegas.
A Houston woman was killed after being hit by a vehicle driven by a woman in Grambling. File photo
Police Chief Tommy Clark said officers received a call around 1 a.m. Monday from a driver, 22-year-old Ebony Glover, of Ruston, thinking she hit a deer on U.S. Highway 80. Clark says officers found 58-year-old Diane Smith Watson dead at the scene.
Folino exhibit opens in Ruston
The exhibition by Father Frank Folino, "Origins and Approaches" open Tuesday with an opening reception from 4:30-6 p.m. Folino, who is priest at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Ruston, will exhibit his works through Feb. 24 at Crescent City Coffee, 1007 Trenton St., in Ruston.
Qedan, Gamble boost Red Wolves on road
RUSTON, La. - Hanna Qedan had a career-high 26 points and Aundrea Gamble added 23 to help Arkansas State to a 91-68 victory, its first on Louisiana Tech's home floor.
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Winners chosen for TBDC's idea pitch competition at Louisiana Tech
A Ruston-based entrepreneur was chosen out of 15 presentations as best business idea during the Technology Business Development Center's "Won in One" idea pitch competition.
Gregory Cox, 24, West Monroe; Jake Crocker, 9, West Monroe; Jean Davis, West Monroe; Taylor Dawson, Ruston; Denton Pilcher; Dale Rinicker, West Monroe; Elzie Woods, Baskin Blue Star Mothers of NELA6 meets at 6:30 p.m. at the West Monroe National Guard Armory, 105 Industrial Dr. Speaker Kendra Rose, family assistant specialist of the Louisiana ... (more)
Holiday Arts Tour Nov. 21-24 in Ruston
The 16th Annual Holiday Arts Tour sponsored by the North Central Louisiana Arts Council is Nov. 21-24 in downtown Ruston and nearby locations.
Jonesboro woman seriously injured in wreck near Ruston
A Jonesboro woman was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash Monday on Interstate 20 about seven miles west of Ruston.
Southern Miss at Louisiana Tech: Soaring Eagle
Tyre Bracken caught seven passes for 81 yards in Southern Miss' 36-13 loss at Louisiana Tech Saturday in Ruston, La.