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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:52pm
The Ruston Police Department is warning citizens of a new telephone scam that asks for personal information and money. The calls are a new variation of a tax scam that asks for payments using credit card numbers or to send money electronically that satisfies an arrest warrant, RPD Deputy Chief Clint Williams said. “Do not give them your personal or credit card information and do not send them money electronically,” he said. Report these scams by calling RPD at 255-4141.

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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...
01/17/2017
On Nov. 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill to create a federal holiday — Martin Luther King Jr. Day — in honor of the birth of America’s most celebrated Civil Rights activist, the Rev. Dr...
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01/17/2017
The 18th Annual Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball and NCLAC Silent Auction is set at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Ruston Civic Center. Tickets are $60, and include dinner, dancing, live music by Windstorm,...
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01/16/2017
City and parish officials cut the ribbon Friday to formally open the recycling transfer station located at the Lincoln Parish Landfill. Once the trucks have made their rounds, they back inside the...
01/16/2017
Critics say Rondi Charleston sings a lazy jazz ballad like no other — now Ruston gets to decide as she performs at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. “Rondi Charleston is no...
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01/16/2017
It’s that time of year again, and Miss Louisiana Tech University Anna Blake has begun her efforts to help collect prom dresses, then match them with local high school junior and senior girls who...