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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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06/18/2014
A Ruston man was arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with seven counts of simple burglary, one count of resisting arrest by flight and one count of criminal trespass according to the Ruston...
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06/18/2014
Since 1995, members of the Piney Hills Quilt Guild have worked hand in hand, and needle by thread, to make a unique quilt to be raffled off at the Louisiana Peach Festival. Charter member Irene...
06/18/2014
“A Musical Potpourri III” performed by Jon Barker will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Library Events Center. Barker will be accompanied by Mickey Cloud on the piano. Guest performances on the...
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06/18/2014
A Ruston man was arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at another motorist on Interstate 20 in Ouachita Parish. On Monday, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F arrested 56-year-old...
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06/17/2014
After much consideration, Sen. Rick Gallot has made the decision to drop out of the race for the 3rd Judicial District judgeship. “Since the end of the 2014 regular session of the Louisiana...
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06/17/2014
Two Lincoln Parish Detention Center inmates kneel straddling a soft hill of dirt. The sharp tines of a pitchfork come down quickly between the two, loosening the damp earth. The men shift through the...
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06/17/2014
Earnie Miles is a name that has become synonymous with North Louisiana culture. For nearly half a century, Miles has been a frontrunner in the fields of journalism, photography and film. But perhaps...
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06/17/2014
Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office officials believe Ruston or Lincoln Parish residents may be the victims of a Minden businessman suspected of using his pest control business to obtain entry into...
06/17/2014
The Dubach Town Council met Monday to approve budget amendments for 2013-14 and to approve the projected budget for 2014-15. Town Clerk Pamela Delp, who was hired by the council on May 28, reviewed...
06/16/2014
Representatives of the Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative say they need more information about a state appraisal of property they want in Farmerville before they can plan their next move...