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Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 11:08pm
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About 150 people, chanting and carrying signs expressing concern for the Earth, marched from the Lincoln Parish Courthouse to Railroad Park and back Saturday as part of a local rally protesting an anticipated move by the federal government to weaken existing environmental protection regulations. “I’m a grandfather who’s concerned about the future of the planet my grandchildren are going to inherit,” Johnny Armstrong, of Ruston, told the citizen-organized People’s Climate Rally. “It would be immoral for us to not do what we can do for the good of our grandchildren’s home,” Armstrong said. “For...

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04/28/2014
Local students are learning to wield business skills at a young age thanks to the recent implementation of the “Lemonade Day” project at Ruston, Cypress Springs, Glen View and Hillcrest elementary...
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04/28/2014
About 50 residents of Ruston’s University Hills Neighborhood gathered Saturday at Huckleberry Park to celebrate Earth Day and join in a community picnic. Leading the neighborhood parade were, from...
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04/27/2014
The execution of a search warrant by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement team has led to the arrest of four individuals. On Friday, LPNET agents executed a search warrant at a residence in the...
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04/27/2014
The second annual Hope for Autism 5k race was held at Lincoln Parish Park on Saturday. More than 400 participants came out to show their support for Autism Spectrum Disorder, which affects 1 in 68...
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04/27/2014
The fifth annual Community Trust Bank Crawfish Boil and Silent Auction were yet again a huge success for the March of Dimes. All proceeds raised from the event benefit the March of Dimes in their...
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04/27/2014
Sen. Rick Gallot and the Lincoln Parish Police Jury are getting the ball rolling on a new courthouse for downtown Ruston. However, the ball may be rolling for several years before any ground is...
04/26/2014
At 6:20 a.m., Friday troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 15 north of Louisiana Highway 549. The preliminary investigation...
04/26/2014
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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04/26/2014
Submitted Photos: Top Left: The Big Event was held April 12 when Louisiana Tech University students came and worked hard to clean up Bethel’s campus. Thank you to all who participated. Top Right: One...
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04/26/2014
The pre-K and kindergarten students at Downsville Charter School took part in their first annual Parent Teacher Organization Circus on March 28. The students dressed as animals, clowns, ballerinas...