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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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06/16/2014
Ali McDonald, 36, of Ruston, is listed in critical condition at the University Health Systems Hospital in Shreveport this morning following a high-speed motorcycle crash on Sunday evening. At...
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06/16/2014
About 100 people headed to the Lincoln Parish library to see Spiderman, who stopped in for a visit on Saturday morning for the library’s “Daddy and Me” event. Spiderman talked to the children about...
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06/16/2014
A Ruston man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, reckless operation of a vehicle, possession of a firearm with obliterated serial numbers, driving under suspension,...
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06/16/2014
The 2014 Louisiana Peach Festival has cooked up a tasteful melody of music aimed to appease a variety of rhythmic appetites. Held annually on the fourth weekend in June, this year’s PeachFest...
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06/15/2014
Pictured above is Grambling’s Thelma Williams, grand marshal of the city’s 2014 Juneteenth Parade which rolled on Saturday. Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education...
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06/15/2014
At approximately 12:37 p.m. Friday, Lincoln Parish deputies arrested Paul Gardiner Lathan III, charging him with simple burglary relative to an offense that occurred in Lincoln Parish between the...
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06/15/2014
The Ruston Alumni Chapter of the Grambling University National Alumni Association celebrated in a big way at the third annual scholarship gala Saturday night. The black tie event was held in the...
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06/15/2014
It was a solemn ceremony — a funeral filled with deserved honor and recognition certainly fitting for the occasion as Old Glory was laid to rest on Flag Day. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3615 joined...
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06/14/2014
Top left: Rhikale Fields enjoyed getting her face painted during Saturday’s celebration. Top right: Pictured is Ruston High School student Tim Robinson trying his hand at a hammer smash game during...
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06/14/2014
From top left, clockwise: The top overall team was Bayou Swabbing, consisting of (from left to right) Matt Cheatwood, Madison Cheatwood, Brandon Kelly, Cade Kelly and Jason Dauer. Jace Duncon took...