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If all goes according to plan, a former nursing home on East Georgia Avenue will open in November as a behavioral health care facility. Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday granted Lincoln Counseling, LLC’s request to remake the abandoned Alpine Guest Care Center building into an in- and out-patient drug rehabilitation facility. All that remains now that the commission has approved the conditional use permit, is the final OK from the state Department of Health and Hospitals, Chris Salter, of Ruston, the project’s developer, said. The former independent-living apartments that are...

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08/30/2014
After nearly 40 years of contributing to education, Charles Owens is retiring. Owens, who serves as the current director of auxiliary servic es at the Lincoln Parish School Board, was honored by...
08/30/2014
At 5:45 a.m. Saturday, troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 33 north of Interstate 20. The preliminary investigation...
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08/30/2014
On Thursday, Ruston Police Department officers arrested an Arcadia woman on forgery and drug-related charges. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer with RPD, said officers from the Uniform...
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08/30/2014
At approximately 4 p.m. Friday, Ruston Fire Department-EMS was dispatched to the scene of a two motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Louisiana Highway 33 and Louisiana Highway 821-Frazier...
08/30/2014
Lee Robbins, of Ruston, has been elected as a delegate to the 131th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates to be held Nov. 6 at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, Missouri,...
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08/29/2014
Football season kicks into high gear this weekend as area high schools play jamborees while colleges began their seasons. Ruston High will play host to West Ouachita in a 6 p.m. jamboree tonight at L...
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08/29/2014
After a foot pursuit, Ruston Police Department officers were able to apprehend the suspect in an alleged domestic abuse battery case involving the strangulation of a reportedly pregnant woman....
08/29/2014
At 4:12 p.m. Thursday, troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 33 north of Louisiana Highway 151 that took the life of a...
08/29/2014
A benefit event for Neil Crenshaw, a Choudrant resident and disabled veteran, has been set for Sept. 6. Heidi Peters, coordinator for the event, said she has known Crenshaw and his family for many...
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08/29/2014
Mattie Mae Harrison has once again made the decision to run for the Lincoln Parish School Board District 1 seat. Harrison, who has served her district as a school board member for the past 16 years...