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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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06/15/2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The gunman who wounded a top Republican congressman and several others during an early morning baseball practice had apparently been living out a white cargo van for months and...
06/15/2017
The Eta Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will carry on a tradition of serving peach ice cream at the Louisiana Peach Festival again this year. “We’ve been serving up peach ice cream for over 30...
06/14/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury unanimously voted to table a resolution that would terminate a lease and purchase Lincoln Hall, an entertainment venue located at 149 Fairgrounds Road, until it can get...
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06/14/2017
The 2017 edition of the Louisiana Peach Festival won’t only be about enjoying Lincoln Parish’s favorite sweet treat. There’ll be plenty of athletic action involved, too. Sporting events have always...
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06/14/2017
Singer Kat Taylor toured the Ruston region over the weekend, all because of a vision local optician Jan Houck had. Houck and lifelong friend Sam Thomas, a Ruston native who now lives in Nashville,...
06/14/2017
Local officials and others who know Congressman Steven Scalise say the South Louisiana lawmaker has been a friend to Lincoln Parish and all of Louisiana. “He’s been very helpful to the Union-Lincoln...
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06/14/2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot by a rifle-wielding gunman Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington. Several other...
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06/13/2017
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is gearing up for their 30th Annual Peach Festival Art Exhibit as they call for local residents to enter their works of art to be displayed next week at the...
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06/12/2017
From catching fish to crawling past the finish line, the 67th annual Louisiana Peach Festival will have plenty of events for children to do. Peach Fest will host a wide range of events that included...
06/12/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will discuss spending $200,000 to buy out Burton Entertainment’s lease on Lincoln Hall, an entertainment venue located at 149 Fairgrounds Road, when jurors gather for...