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Ruston’s Board of Adjustments has approved a new non-conforming use request that will allow a local used car dealership to also sell portable buildings, deer stands and duck blinds. But the final site plan for C&P Autos, located at 201 East Georgia Ave., must meet requirements set forth Wednesday by the board. Zoning Administrator Jim Hays also has to sign off on the finished plan. Terms of the approval limit the business to a maximum 45 display spaces for used vehicles, require six customer parking places at the rear of the exiting building and designate two areas on the east side of the...

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10/29/2013
At 11:46 p.m. Monday Grambling State University’s police department arrested five men at College Avenue and Main Street with charges of battery on a police officer by an exploding firecracker among...
10/29/2013
At 6:30 p.m. Monday at Dubach’s regular monthly meeting, the aldermen discussed a new grant of $22,802, which will go towards updating the town’s water system. Bob Jensen, mayor of Dubach, said the...
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10/29/2013
Travel down Alabama Avenue and the passerby surely cannot miss the newest addition to the view. What many fail to recognize are the people behind the house — those who deigned it inside and out....
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10/28/2013
Residents interested in a good meal for a good cause are in luck. The annual Ruston Kiwanis Club Pancake Day fundraiser is set for Nov. 8 at the Ruston Civic Center. Tickets for the “all you can eat...
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10/28/2013
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office have made two more arrests in conjunction with Operation Summer Heat. At approximately 5 a.m. Friday, LPNET...
10/28/2013
From 1854 to 1929, more than 250,000 orphaned and unwanted children were put on trains and given away. Locally, Joe Aillet, Louisiana Tech University’s head football coach from 1940 to 1966 was among...
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10/28/2013
Ruston’s City Court has a new home. After 40 years on the second floor of City Hall, the courtroom, judge’s office, probation office and other court services have moved downstairs. “The whole set up...
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10/28/2013
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue invited national civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson to visit campus as a part of a period of healing and moving forward beyond...
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10/26/2013
Each day, faculty and staff at I.A. Lewis have to stack and restack chairs so that one room can be utilized both for band practice and as a classroom.
10/26/2013
At approximately 1:32 p.m. Friday, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested asuspect of an armed robbery and aggravated assault with a firearm. Charles Ladarren Owens at 137 Marie St. in Grambling...