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La Tech, White agree on 6-year extension - RUSTON, La. (AP) -- Louisiana Tech Athletic Director Tommy McClelland says head men's basketball coach Michael White has agreed to a six-year extension worth $3.6 million. - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

La Tech hires Tyler Summitt as women's coach - RUSTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana Tech has hired Tyler Summitt, the son of former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, to take over the Lady Techsters. - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

La. Tech extends White's contract for six years - RUSTON, La. (AP) - Louisiana Tech Athletic Director Tommy McClelland says head men's basketball coach Michael White has agreed to a six-year extension worth $3.6 million. - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

Century Next Financial Corporation Reports 1st Quarter 2014 Results - RUSTON, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Century Next Financial Corporation (OTCQB: CTUY), the holding company of Bank of Ruston with $147.6 million in assets, today announced financial results for the 1st quarter ended March 31, 2014. Financial Performance For the three months ended March 31, 2014, Century Next Financial Corporation (the “Company”) had net income after tax of $226,000 compared to net ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Tech students win regional concrete canoe contest - RUSTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana Tech students will represent the Deep South in the American Society of Civil Engineers' national concrete canoe competition. - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

Makeover for Ruston's Railroad Park possible - RUSTON, La. (AP) - Mayor Dan Hollingsworth hopes the third time is the charm when it comes to improvements for downtown Ruston's historic Railroad Park. The Ruston Leader reports the city's Board of Alderman will be asked Monday to authorize a professional services agreement that could lead to making the park a greener place. "It used to be a great place," Hollingsworth said. "Now it's a place ... - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

Makeover for Ruston's Railroad Park possible - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2 - RUSTON, La. (AP) - Mayor Dan Hollingsworth hopes the third time is the charm when it comes to improvements for downtown Ruston's historic Railroad Park. - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

Tech students win regional concrete canoe contest - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2 - RUSTON, La. (AP) - Louisiana Tech students will represent the Deep South in the American Society of Civil Engineers' national concrete canoe competition. - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

Tech's new president's investiture set - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2 - RUSTON, La. (AP) - The formal investiture of Leslie K. Guice as the 14th president of Louisiana Tech University takes place this week in Ruston. The News-Star of Monroe reports ( http://tnsne.ws/1lL06bm ) that the ceremony is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Howard Center for the Performing Arts. - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

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Summitt Introduced as Louisiana Tech Head Coach - KTAL - (April 2, 2014) – When Tyler Summitt was introduced Wednesday as the sixth head coach in Louisiana Tech women's basketball history, it wasn't the first time that the 23-year-old had been to Ruston. Tyler, the son of legendary Hall of Fame coach Pat ...At La. Tech, Tyler Summitt brings pedigree and his Hall-of-Fame mother's ... - Daily Journal - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

@LATechBSB Set to Host Alabama A&M in Non-Conference Action - SportsNOLA.com - RUSTON, La. – With just about one month left to go in the 2014 season, Louisiana Tech will step out of Conference USA play briefly this weekend as the Bulldogs welcome Alabama A&M to Ruston for a three-game series beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday at J.C. ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Jindal stops in Ruston - Knoe.com - Jindal stops in Ruston. Posted: Monday, April 21, 2014 7:00 PM EDT. Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014 8:10 PM EDT. Posted By Lacey Sharp, Reporter - email. RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Governor Bobby Jindal made a stop in Ruston for a ribbon cutting.Jindal attends nursing home opening - KTBS - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Tyler Summitt goes back to roots to fill La. Tech staff - Shreveport Times - RUSTON — From the day Tyler Summitt was hired as Louisiana Tech's women's basketball coach, he was immediately inundated with emails, text messages and phone calls about openings on his coaching staff. Yeah, the Summitt family name was enticing, ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

We can't get rid of speed traps - American Press - “It is far and away the worst speed trap in the state of Louisiana,” Seabaugh said. Former state Rep. Hollis Downs, R-Ruston, thought he had the problem solved when he sponsored Act 188 of 2009 that tried to curb speed traps. The act says ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Louisiana Tech's debate team competes in exclusive America's Cup tournament - Shreveport Times - RUSTON – Members of the Louisiana Tech University Debate Team earned a place as one of just 16 teams in the world to compete in the America's Cup 2014 tournament, hosted earlier this month at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. The team of ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Sean Isabella: Michael White passes on money, status to build La. Tech program - Shreveport Times - How about he simply was happy in Ruston and realized what type of potential 2015 holds. I don't claim to be in White's inner circle, but from the sound of it, the money and fame of the Tennessee job was nothing compared to what White has going at Tech. - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

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