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Ruston’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4742 is warning area residents of a scam it has learned of that has been occurring across Ruston in recent months. VFW Post 4742 Commander J.D. Harper said he was reminded of the scam over the weekend as he was attending a state VFW meeting in Baton Rouge. “My wife called and said that there was a man at an interstate exit ramp red light saying that he was collecting money for the local VFW post,” Harper said. “He was asked if he knew J.D. Harper and he just looked at her funny, like ‘who is that and why are you asking?’ “I’ve heard about this happening...

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06/19/2017
This year there will be more than a congratulatory handshake for the winners of the Louisiana Peach Festival Cookery Contest. The adult grand prize will be $1,000 worth of products from Le Creuset,...
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06/17/2017
Ruston police have arrested a former Ouachita Parish educator on sex crime charges stemming from when he was a student teacher at Ruston High School. Christian Jamaal Amos, 25, of Ruston, was...
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06/17/2017
State Rep. Patrick Jefferson (D-Homer) throws candy to parade attendees Saturday during the festival’s annual parade in downtown Grambling.
06/17/2017
There’s nothing better to kick off a celebration than a parade. When Ruston celebrates Christmas, it all starts with a parade. And when Louisiana Tech University celebrates Homecoming, it all starts...
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06/17/2017
Four days before the Wednesday that Megan Faulkner will never forget, she was talking with an acquaintance about enrolling her 16-month-old son in baby swimming lessons. She didn’t know that before...
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06/17/2017
Top Left: Local residents cruise down Main Street in downtown Grambling during the 45th annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival. Top Right: Juneteenth festivalgoers walk down the hill at the entrance of...
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06/17/2017
Top Left: From left, Little Miss Juneteenth 2017 Charity Willis, 10, Miss Junior Juneteenth 2017 Jade Smith, 11, and Miss Juneteenth 2017 Amaya Wright listen to Alter Ego, of Shreveport, during the...
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06/17/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Paradigm Gym. Paradigm is a 37,000 square foot state-of-the-art gym/recreation facility. It will accommodate area and state...
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06/16/2017
Many peaches will be consumed, and it will get messy, during the Cobbler Gobbler and Peach Eating Contests at the 67th annual Louisiana Peach Festival. The $1,000 grand prize Cobbler Gobbler Eating...
06/16/2017
A new local environmental activist group said it’s disappointed but not surprised by President Trump’s recent decision to cancel the United States’ commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement. The...