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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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09/17/2013
Ruston Police Department arrested one man for an outstanding warrant with attempted murder charges Monday night. At 7:39 p.m. Monday night, Brandon Rayshon Jenkins, 30, of 121 Calvin St., was...
09/17/2013
An official with Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity said Monday the organization is frustrated that no one has come forward with information about last month’s vandalism at the group’s new house on Western...
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09/17/2013
Ruston was electric Sept. 12. As satellite trucks swarmed around Joe Aillet Stadium, waiting to broadcast the nationally televised football game against Tulane, thousands of additional visitors...
09/17/2013
The Sikes Wolf Creek Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Sikes, in Winn Parish. Festival gates will open at 4 p.m. Friday and will remain open until 8:30 p.m. On Saturday, gates will...
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09/16/2013
Have a knack for crafting? If so, bring those arts and crafts to the Louisiana Chicken Festival. The Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization has arts and crafts/food booths spaces...
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09/16/2013
At approximately 9:17 a.m. Sunday, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Deontrell Marquis Hunter for two charges. Hunter, 19, of 108 Abbott, was arrested at 2410 Beacon Light Road for...
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09/16/2013
Ruston Police Department officers arrested Chicoty Damero Shomo at approximately 2:19 p.m. Sunday. Shomo, 31, of 200 Riser Road, was arrested for simple battery after police received a call from the...
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09/16/2013
The height of sinks and the size of toilets isn’t something most people have to think much about, at least not until they’re faced with a school full of small children. New size-appropriate toilets,...
09/16/2013
Children are the future. “As parents and caregivers it is our responsibility to keep America’s children safe,” Sheriff Mike Stone said. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety...
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09/14/2013
Much to the delight of downtown businesses, both lanes of traffic on Trenton Street were reopened at 4:30 p.m. Friday. City of Ruston Economic Development Administrator Kristi M. Lumpkin said from...