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06/26/2017 - 12:26pm
Musical performances were plentiful during the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival Saturday Photo above: Uncle Kracker capped off the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival before a large crowd Saturday night at Railroad Park. Photo below: Russ Town Band director Lawrence Gibbs conducts the community musicians...
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06/24/2017 - 8:18pm
Despite some event rainouts and rescheduling, the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival saw a successful run Saturday, festival officials said. “We’ve been real pleased with what we’ve seen,” festival spokesperson Doug Postel said about midafternoon Saturday. “People seem to be really enjoying themselves,...
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06/24/2017 - 8:29pm
Earnest Miles III remembers accidently dropping and breaking a television remote from his top bunk bed when he was 6-years-old. “I thought, ‘My dad is going to be so angry when he sees this,” said Miles, who is now 28. Miles frantically began to put the pieces back together one-by-one, aligning the...
06/23/2017 - 11:40am
Lincoln Parish can expect continued rainfall today, followed by a temporary decrease this afternoon and then more rain overnight and into much of Saturday. That’s the forecast the National Weather Service offered this morning as remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy continued to move through the...
06/22/2017 - 12:02pm
Lincoln Parish residents will have the opportunity to dive and cool off at the Lincoln Parish Park water beginning June 30, said Park Director James Ramsaur. “We tested the water to make sure it is compliant with federal regulations and it’s ready to go,” he said. Ramsaur said officials hoped to...

Announcements

Morgan Elizabeth Lolley, of Ruston, and Levi Benjamin Songer, of Ruston, were joined in holy matrimony during a 6 p.m. ceremony June 3 at Temple Baptist Church. Dr. Reggie Bridges officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Shannon and Memrie Lolley, of Ruston. She is the granddaughter...
Bill and Gloria Guillatt were blessed with 65 years of marriage on June 8. They were married at First Baptist Church in Simbsboro. They have two daughters, Rhonda Gullatt Malone and Pam Gullatt Scott; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Sports

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NATCHITOCHES — Eddie Kennison rounded a bend of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum, which mimics the...

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nothing LSU encounters in the College World Series championship series will be any more daunting than the task the Tigers had...

The Sparta Foundation hosted its sixth Annual Sparta Shoot Sporting Clay Competition at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Shooting Range on June 3....

Editorials

There are a number of activities associated with summer fun, but none so much so than cooling off on a hot day in the water. If all goes according to plan, residents and...
While Tropical Depression Cindy didn’t leave a lot of water standing in the streets of Ruston when she roared in late last week, Louisiana Tech University did experience a...