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Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 11:28pm
Ruston residents have the opportunity to show their support for local law enforcement agencies and each other during an All Lives Matter rally set for 6:30 p.m. July 31 at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. The rally is sponsored by the city of Ruston and is the idea of District 2 Alderwoman Angela Mayfield and Shonta Kelly. “It started just looking at Facebook and the various things that are going on in country, the killings and things that are senseless,” Kelly said. She said she doesn’t want the violence to spread to Ruston and believes the way to keep that from happening is for...

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11/06/2013
For the second time in a seven day period, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office along with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team has arrested the same Louisiana Tech University student — this...
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11/06/2013
Ruston resident Dr. Allen Herbert did a double take several months ago when he a heard television commentator talking about a soon-to-be-released movie based on Solomon Northup’s memoir “Twelve Years...
11/06/2013
The Louisiana Chapter of North American Hunters for Heroes will host a deer hunt for veterans Saturday. Donnie Vocker, founder of the Louisiana chapter, said the event came about after helping...
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11/06/2013
The Choudrant Fire Department still has approximately 30 tickets left for their 52-week gun raffle, which began in September. Overall, only 1,000 tickets were made available, but residents still have...
11/05/2013
The city of Ruston is lending a helping hand to two local agencies. The Board of Aldermen voted Monday night to give the Head Start program an additional $10,000 and the Louisiana Military Museum a...
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11/05/2013
A year and a half ago Vicki Staples put her scrubs away and picked up her price gun — after 30 years as a nurse, she became the owner of The Avenue Christian Bookstore in Ruston. Throughout her time...
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11/05/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office along with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested one man on charges of distribution of marijuana and resisting arrest after an attempted traffic...
11/05/2013
Local residents will have a chance to voice their thoughts on a proposed charter school application today when a special public hearing is held at 5:30 p.m. prior to the 6 p.m. regularly scheduled...
11/05/2013
The Health Hut, Lincoln Parish’s mobile health-care provider, will kick of its newest program with a daylong community expo and health conference Nov. 21 at the Lincoln Parish Events Center. Lighten...
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11/04/2013
At approximately 1 p.m. Sunday, a car crashed into a utility pole along the Interstate 20 westbound service road. It reportedly knocked out power for businesses in the area for several hours. As of...