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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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08/14/2014
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team made a crack cocaine arrest early Wednesday morning. Michael Landon Wade, 39, of 144 N. Chatham Road, was booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention Center...
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08/14/2014
A new fixed route public transportation service, the Saturday Shuttle, is being implemented by Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish. Phase 1 of the project will be initiated in Ruston and...
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08/14/2014
Lincoln Parish School Board District 9 member Lynda D. Henderson today announced her bid for re-election. Henderson has been on the board since 2004. Qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary begins Aug. 20...
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08/13/2014
A back-to-school rally touting 2014-15 as “The Best Year Yet” took an emotional turn when Lincoln Parish School Superintendent Danny Bell announced that the “best year” will be his last. Bell, who...
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08/13/2014
Many Southern women pride themselves on providing the best Southern hospitality they can offer to any guests who enter their home, and sometimes it’s the little things that make the biggest impact....
08/13/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury approved a resolution urging the Department of Transportation and Development to “provide greater safety to the motoring public as needed.” The jury met in regular...
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08/13/2014
Former Ruston High School Principal Mike Milstead is starting the school year out on a different page. In fact, he’ll be starting a new book altogether because the position of chief academic officer...
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08/13/2014
A Ruston clergyman is the newest contender in the race for the city’s District 5 alderman. Maurice White, pastor of Zion Traveler Baptist Church, will launch his campaign Saturday with a noontime...
08/13/2014
Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services announces the release of a second Advocacy Paper, “Child Well-Being: Louisiana Among Worst in the Nation for 25 Years.”
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08/12/2014
Its been several years since one of Ruston’s own has mustered the courage to step foot inside the boxing ring. On Saturday, the 10th annual Battle of the Badges, a charity boxing match between police...