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The addition of a 50-bed dormitory would give the Lincoln Parish Detention Center needed bed space and save money over the long run, detention center Warden Jim Tuten said Thursday. The proposed dorm is on the detention center’s capital projects wish list for the coming year. But how soon the work might start and exactly what it would cost are unknown, Tuten told the detention center commission. “We’re at the very preliminary stages of it,” he said. The 241-bed jail is full and another 28 inmates are housed at nearby facilities, Tuten said. As many as 45 inmates have been housed elsewhere to...

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10/05/2013
People from all over were revving their engines for the third annual Second Chance Car, Truck and Bike Show held at the Ruston Expo Center Saturday and continuing today. The Second Chance Car, Truck...
10/05/2013
From the Principal, Ms. Hilton Thanks to everyone that participated in the Cookie Dough Sales! Thanks to all of the students that colored a Chili pepper and donated money to St. Jude’s. Mrs....
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10/05/2013
Members of the Community Trust Bank team were on hand to announce the bank’s participation in the upcoming Adopt-A-School “Dollars for Denim” fundraiser to support breast cancer research. CTB Public...
10/05/2013
Grand Bayou Farms, Dubach, ranked as largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Louisiana having recorded 106 head of Angus with the American Angus Association® during fiscal year 2013,...
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10/04/2013
The reconfiguration of the four Ruston elementary schools had many positive benefits, however, it also resulted in some unforeseen challenges. For example, Cypress Springs Elementary School has seen...
10/04/2013
Three local musicians are set to perform Sunday at the Shreveport Convention Center. Ben Backus, Mark Campbell and Steven Lynch will perform with For King and Country, which consists of Joel and Luke...
10/04/2013
Local hunting enthusiasts will have the chance to sight in their hunting rifles beginning today. Tommy Doss will open the Lincoln Parish Gun Range, located in Simsboro. The facilities will be free to...
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10/04/2013
Ella Kate Whitaker is the 3-year-old daughter of Ron and Meredith Whitaker. She was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes on Jan. 22 when she was just 2 years old. She attends Emmanuel Baptist Preschool and...
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10/04/2013
Doors for Ruston’s Annual Gun, Knife and Coin Show will open at 9 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday in the Ruston Civic Center. The event will feature selling, trading and displaying of guns, knives,...
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10/03/2013
At approximately 4:45 p.m. Wednesday the Ruston Fire Department responded to a 911 call on U.S. Highway 167 at Charlotte Street for a two-car accident, where one of the vehicles rolled over. One...