Local candidates revealed
A few more contenders stepped up to join local races during the last day of qualifying on Thursday.
Democrat Larry Jones, of Grambling, will run against fellow Democrat and incumbent “Mike” Stone, of Ruston, for Lincoln Parish sheriff in the Oct. 22 elections.
Also picking up competition Thursday for the election was District 1 Police Juror Theresa Wyatt, of Ruston, who is being challenged by Charles Owens III, of Grambling. Both are Democrats.