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FARMERVILLE — A Monroe man was killed Sunday when the single-engine aircraft he was piloting crashed into Lake D’Arbonne. Union Parish Sheriff Dusty Gates said the Federal Aviation Administration will likely order an autopsy to determine how 71-year-old David Lockard died. Lockard’s Facebook profile states he was employed by Ruston Aviation. Someone answering the phone at Ruston Aviation this morning said they could not confirm he was employed by the company. 9-1-1 dispatchers received a call Sunday at 5:04 p.m. from residents living near the crash site area reporting a plane had gone into...

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08/05/2014
If things go as planned, Simsboro students could have a safer route to school in the coming years. During the monthly meeting of the Village of Simsboro, Markay Brown, of Meyer, Meyer, LaCroix and...
08/05/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday approved a pair of master service agreements with two local engineering firms. The agreements with Riley Company of Louisiana and Hunt, Guillot & Associates...
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08/05/2014
When primary election day dawns Nov. 4, Theresia Campbell will be in high gear. Campbell, of Hilly, is commissioner-in-charge of the voting precinct at Colvin Memorial in Unionville. It’s her job to...
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08/05/2014
After many rewarding experiences, Ruston native Anna Blake will be handing down her crown as Miss Spirit of Ruston. The 2013 Miss Spirit of Ruston was the youngest contestant in the Miss Louisiana...
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08/04/2014
In a project that has been two years in the making, Anytime Fitness will be almost double in size in the next few weeks. During a groundbreaking ceremony held on Wednesday, staff members and owners...
08/04/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board will meet in final preparations for the 2014-15 school year at the regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night. Several items will be discussed for approval including...
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08/04/2014
For friends, fans and alums of Louisiana Tech University, summer is a perfect time to celebrate the start of a new year and a new football season. The Happening XXXIII, presented by Argent Financial...
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08/02/2014
Angela Alonzo and her dog Apache were among the few who braved Saturday’s steady light rain and unseasonably cooler temperatures to participate in the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department’s sixth...
08/02/2014
A congressional decision in 2011 to ban earmarks has backers of both the Lincoln Parish I-20 transportation corridor program and a plan to draw drinking water from Lake D’Arbonne rethinking ways to...
08/02/2014
Parish schools are gearing up for a fresh start this week with “prep” programs. Ruston High School will host an entire “Prep Week,” beginning tomorrow. “This is one of our favorite times of the year...