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With summer almost over, and school just around the corner, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team and The Well Ministries have come together to help families in need with school supplies. “For the last two years, Tara (Stone, of The Well Ministries) and I have been working together to help foster kids and their parents. There are kids in Lincoln Parish that get hurt from a lack of resources,” Donna Bernard, child advocate for DART, said. “So we started a ministry at The Bridge Community Church called The Well to specifically minister to children in foster care and their families — foster and...

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08/20/2014
Immigration and improving the 5th District were among the issues discussed during the town hall meeting held by 5th District Congressman Vance McAllister on Tuesday in Grambling. McAllister, R-Swartz...
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08/20/2014
Ruston District 1 Alderwoman Glenda Howard today announced her bid for re-election. “Being a member of the council has afforded me a first-hand look at how working closely together can get so many...
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08/20/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s summer commencement ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, with the university’s own Pauline E. Leonard serving as keynote speaker. Leonard, the department chair of...
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08/20/2014
Dubach council members voted unanimously to keep their millage rate stable for the 2014-15 fiscal year. After a pre-meeting public hearing that elicited no comments from the few residents in...
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08/19/2014
Ruston’s $55.3 million budget for the coming fiscal year is on its way to the Board of Aldermen for approval. The board’s personnel-finance committee, composed of the five aldermen, endorsed the 2105...
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08/19/2014
Taking a piece of wood and carving something meaningful out of it is a tradition many have forgotten. But not Jordan Williams, the 18-year-old son of Jill and Stephen Williams. Williams said when he...
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08/19/2014
Ruston real estate agent Bruce Siegmund today announced his candidacy for the District 5 seat on the city’s board of aldermen. Siegmund, an Independent, is the second person to challenge District 5...
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08/19/2014
A man was arrested late Monday after reportedly assaulting a woman with a firearm. Steve Bernard Mason, 63, of 2027 Beacon Light Road, was arrested on one count of aggravated battery and booked into...
08/19/2014
The beginning of this month proved to be a busy one for Ruston High School. With orientation handing out new schedules to both old and new students and the band beginning its camp during the first...
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08/18/2014
Grambling State University students assembled on the GSU campus at 11 a.m. Friday to show their respect for Missouri teen Michael Brown, who was shot to death in a police incident on Aug. 9. The...