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03/23/2017 - 12:08pm
Louisiana motorists could face a higher gasoline tax if the Legislature agrees to a plan being floated by Gov. John Bel Edwards. “It’s not easy to ask people to pay more, but if we don’t you’re not going to get more,” Edwards told more than 200 people gathered for breakfast at Squire Creek Country...
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03/23/2017 - 12:12pm
Economic development in Ruston got a plug from Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday when he helped dedicate the Monster Moto corporate headquarters and manufacturing plant, then participated in a groundbreaking for the North Village Plaza Apartments. The two celebrations were among a full day of...
03/23/2017 - 12:13pm
The Lincoln Parish school district’s potential construction projects in the Lincoln Parish School Board’s capital outlay plan may be pushed back a year as a result of a 16 percent Minimum Foundation Program reduction said school superintendent Mike Milstead today. The school district plans on...
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03/23/2017 - 12:16pm
An assistant district attorney from Ruston who prosecutes felony cases in Union Parish is mentioned as one of the top candidates to serve as the next United States attorney for the Western District of Louisiana. Kyle Green, who works for 3rd District Attorney John Belton, has been mentioned as one...
03/22/2017 - 12:18pm
State Fire Marshal’s investigators are continuing to search for the cause of residential fire that claimed the life of a Simsboro man on Saturday. “We’ve narrowed down the scope of our investigation to a relatively small area but there’s still some more work to do,” fire marshal’s Chief Deputy...

Announcements

Ricky and Polly Durrett, of Simsboro, are proud to announce the recent engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Durrett, to Lucas Aaron Fraley, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Richard and Nancy Durrett, of Simsboro; and Marilyn Crowe, of Simsboro....
Kaitlyn Meyers, of Ruston, and Trey Gauthreaux, of Ruston, are happy to announce their recent engagement and forthcoming marriage. Kaity is the daughter of Billy and Shannon Meyers, of Ruston; and the granddaughter of Gracie Hall, of Ruston; Tim and Cathy Mitchell, of Mer Rouge; and William and...

Sports

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Louisiana Tech wrapped up its annual Pro Day on Tuesday as several current and former Bulldogs were on hand to watch all the action on a warm...

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Taria Page hit a two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning and Ali Galaz’s suicide squeeze bunt scored Marilyn Rizzato in a...

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GRAMBLING — Shawn Walker, who guided the Grambling State men’s basketball program to its best record in nearly 20 years during the Tigers’...

Editorials

For six years, the Hockenjos family, of Ruston, has been making a differnce in lives of premature babies and their mothers by hosting the Ruston’s Got Talent fundraiser. The...
While the investigation is continuing into the cause of a house fire that claimed the life of a 77-year-old Simsboro man on Saturday, the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s...