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Ruston police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who may be impersonating a police officer. Police received a complaint Wednesday from a citizen reporting they had been stopped early Tuesday afternoon on Celebrity Drive by a black male identifying himself as a police officer. The man approached the citizen’s vehicle stating the citizen had been speeding, Deputy Police Chief Clint Williams said in a statement issued Thursday. “The citizen produced their driver’s license, registration and insurance as requested,” Williams said. “The person identifying himself as an officer...

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01/20/2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking the helm of a deeply divided nation and putting Republicans in control of the White House for the...
01/19/2017
Jim Taylor Ford of Ruston donated $8,000 to Choudrant High School from their Drive 4 Ur School event held Sept. 20 at Jim Taylor Ford. The money will be used to buy incentives for CHS students and...
01/19/2017
The Christmas decorations are down, and soon there will little plastic hearts all over the parish. “What is the best way to gear up for Valentine’s Day? How about love songs? Naomi Cordill and Jon...
01/19/2017
For the sixth consecutive year, the Lincoln Parish Library has been named No. 1 in Louisiana by the State Library for materials checked out per capita. More than 350,000 items were borrowed in 2016,...
01/19/2017
The Lincoln Parish public school system has been deemed fully unitary. The unitary status declaration, handed down Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Robert James, effectively ends a 51-year-old...
01/18/2017
From 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Studio 301: Contemporary Art Gallery will announce their newest exhibition, “Unearthing,” featuring paintings by Peter Hay. Hay is a painter and printmaker who is currently...
01/18/2017
State auditors were in Downsville last week, looking into two grants administered by a state agency. They were looking specifically for irregularities in spending on work at Downsville Recreation...
01/18/2017
The North Louisiana Military Museum now belongs to the city of Ruston. Though the final separation of the museum from the secretary of state’s museum system must be approved by the Legislature,...
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01/17/2017
Louisiana Tech University’s New Frontier’s in Biomedical Research lecture series will host a discussion by Vijay T. John, the Leo Weil Endowed Professor in Engineering at Tulane University, on Jan....
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01/17/2017
A 24-year-old Ruston man has been charged with one count of first-degree murder in the Dec. 28 shooting death of Patrick Mitchell, also of Ruston. Taylor Keyonta Burr, of 7003 Hwy. 80, Lot 218, was...