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Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:14am
FARMERVILLE — A spokesman with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has confirmed the agency will soon begin talks with the Union Parish Police Jury about removing trash dumpsters located along state-maintained highways. Information obtained through a public records request filed by The Gazette shows the Police Jury has 76 dumpsters at 27 locations which are on state highways. Rodney Mallett is communications director for DOTD. He said the agency recently received questions about whether the practice was allowable. A letter written to the agency, Mallett said,...

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07/15/2017
For 30 years, MedCamps of Louisiana has served thousands of special needs youth from the region to experience one of America’s greatest pastimes — summer camp. “You get introduced to a whole new...
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07/14/2017
Former Lincoln Parish Police Juror Annie Brown is being remembered today for her “heart of gold” and dedication to the community causes in which she was involved. Brown, 88, died July 5. Funeral...
07/14/2017
Ruston police are asking the public’s help in locating the suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Thursday night in the parking lot of a local motel. The incident happened at approximately 10:25 p...
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07/13/2017
The Ruston Farmers Market will hold a Taste of Summer Fest from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the market building, 220 East Mississippi, in downtown Ruston. This annual event will have some new...
07/13/2017
Litterers beware. After Tuesday’s vote by the Solid Waste and Recycling Committee, members of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office will now be patrolling the areas around the centralized waste...
07/13/2017
Lincoln Parish residents will have the opportunity to dump household hazardous waste from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center for free during the Household Hazardous Waste...
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07/12/2017
Choudrant Elementary and High School students will see a 25-cent increase in their breakfast and lunch meal prices this school year. The Lincoln Parish School Board unanimously approved a...
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07/12/2017
The Louisiana Tech University athletics family is mourning today following the death of longtime Tech supporter/benefactor Guthrie Jarrell earlier this morning. Jarrell first came to Ruston as a...
07/12/2017
During the regular meeting of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Tuesday, members voted to accept the recommendation of Lucius McGehee, a registered municipal advisor from Argent Institutional Services,...
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07/11/2017
Constructions crews were out early beginning to tear down Walpole Tire Service’s old office space this morning. Walpole Tire moved into their new facilities, a 6,000 square foot office space located...