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A mass choir from churches in Ruston and Farmerville will perform a benefit gospel concert for the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center and Lincoln Total Community Action Agency at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. Funds raised from the event will help Head Start get re-established in the wake of a fire that destroyed the center’s main building on Oakdale Street in October, choir director Derik Slaton said. Donations are already being collected, he said. Head Start is a primarily federally funded program for pre-schoolers from mostly low-income families. The city of...

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11/13/2017
Residents may not recognize the name William Florian, but if you love 60s and 70s American folk music, you may remember The New Christie Minstrels, the group where he wrote and performed as lead...
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11/13/2017
Editor’s Note: This is the first part in a two part series about the creation, focus and future of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. In 1997, a group of locals came together in an...
11/13/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury is expected to vote Tuesday on endorsing an Enterprise Zone request for a family entertainment center in Ruston. The decision is one of several items the jury will...
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11/13/2017
Two Ruston area men were airlifted to separate hospitals early Sunday morning after being shot during an argument at a rental cabin at Lake D’Arbonne State Park near Farmerville. One of the two men,...
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11/11/2017
A cool chill ran through the air as dozens of people gathered at the flag pole in front of the Northern Louisiana Medical Center Thursday. But, it didn’t seem to bother the 13 local veterans seated...
11/11/2017
A man walking down Interstate 20 was killed Friday evening after being struck by an oncoming vehicle. As of early Saturday evening, the victim’s identity had not been released by law enforcement...
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11/11/2017
More than 1,000 people gathered in downtown Ruston’s Railroad Park on Friday to say thank you to local veterans. The event included a parade, a flyover by three Louisiana Air National Guard F-15...
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11/10/2017
Elena Baines looks over the book selection at the Usborne Books booth at the Holidays in Cedartown event Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. The event will continue today and Saturday.
11/10/2017
Quenton Townsell figures he and fellow members of Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers have literally picked up a ton of recyclables around Joe Aillet...
11/10/2017
Lincoln Parish residents have the opportunity to spread Christmas cheer and the word of God across the world — one shoebox at a time. The Samaritan’s Purse is calling on citizens across the nation to...