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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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New Tech @ Ruston Political Studies honors students recently hosted “Ignite Ruston” in the Ruston High School Auditorium. Under the direction of instructors Dustin Whitlock, Lane White and Susan...
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U.S. Senator David Vitter recently met with students from Ruston Junior High School in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington D.C. Seventy students were visiting Washington as part of a school...
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Argent Financial Group, a diversified Southern wealth and financial services firm responsible for more than $6 billion in client assets, recently expanded its Louisiana team with the addition of...
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Tim Bisping, associate dean of graduate programs and research and associate professor of economics, has been named interim dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business, replacing James...
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Grambling residents are preparing to celebrate freedom at the annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival, an eight-day event that will kick off at 6 p.m. June 12 with opening ceremonies. Although Juneteenth...
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Grambling State University held a dedication ceremony Tuesday for its Legacy Square and Legacy Brick Project surrounding the new statue of “Eddie” the Tiger in the Plaza of the GSU quad in front of...
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The finishing touches are being made to the five-year project that is the new Lincoln Parish Sherriff’s Office facility. The complex, located on 161 Road Camp Road in Ruston, has cost more than $5...
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The driver suspected of fatally striking a pedestrian early Wednesday morning on Interstate 20 has been charged with felony hit-and-run. Whitney Janay Gaston-Loyd, 21, of Shreveport, was arrested...