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In order to make up the approximately $50,000 lost during this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has taken over and created several events for the month of December. The Chamber will continue its annual #ShopRuston campaign event 12 Days of Christmas Shopping, but will also takeover the annual Lincoln Lights Up the Pines event and the annual Ruston Christmas Parade, said Chamber president Judy Copeland. In addition to taking over those events, the Chamber will also add the first Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook Off. Earlier this year, Chamber officials...

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08/28/2014
MONROE — A Minnesota professor pleaded guilty to contacting a minor in Union Parish in order to start a sexual relationship, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.
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08/28/2014
Carolyn Elmore Cage today announced her candidacy for the District 1 seat on Ruston’s Board of Aldermen. District 1 is the south-central part of the city. Elmore Cage said her campaign would be...
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08/28/2014
Alexandria, VA — Grambling Chief of Police Tommy Clark was chosen as one of the several law enforcement executives from across the state to participate in the National Law Enforcement Leadership...
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08/27/2014
The Summer Reading Program at the Lincoln Parish Library had another successful year. Library Director Vivian McCain was to release statistics on the number of participants involved during the recent...
08/27/2014
Lincoln Parish residents will have until 4 p.m. Friday to view property assessments at the Lincoln Parish Tax Assessors Office. “It’s something the state requires,” Parish Administrator Courtney Hall...
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08/27/2014
The daughter of the late District 2 Ruston Alderman Elmore Mayfield is running for her father’s former job. Angela Mayfield-Spiller announced her candidacy today saying she wants to continue her...
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08/27/2014
The Ruston Fire Department and Choudrant fire responded to an RV wreck at 10:30 a.m. on Monday near the Choudrant exit on Interstate 20. RFD Public Education Officer Eric Brazzel said a 40-foot...
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08/27/2014
In Monday’s edition of the Daily Leader, there was a misidentification of who would be performing in the upcoming Dixie Season. Jason Petty and the Swingin’ Cowboys, top, will take the state of the...
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08/27/2014
Richie McKinney of McKinney Honda (left) gave a brand new Honda 4-wheeler to Chase Shell, of Winnfield. Shell won the 4-wheeler in a drawing during McKinney Honda’s 29th annual Fall Open House.
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08/26/2014
The man allegedly responsible for firing shots into a vehicle and injuring a woman has been apprehended. Ruston Police Department detectives arrested Kerry Roshad Woodard, 21, of 111 Young St., No....