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With summer almost over, and school just around the corner, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team and The Well Ministries have come together to help families in need with school supplies. “For the last two years, Tara (Stone, of The Well Ministries) and I have been working together to help foster kids and their parents. There are kids in Lincoln Parish that get hurt from a lack of resources,” Donna Bernard, child advocate for DART, said. “So we started a ministry at The Bridge Community Church called The Well to specifically minister to children in foster care and their families — foster and...

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05/28/2014
A Claiborne Parish man is awaiting sentencing after a 3rd Judicial District Court jury found him guilty of 10 counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. James Anthony Bell, 50, was convicted of...
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05/28/2014
More than 100 area residents participated in Saturday’s local segment of the Louisiana Teen Challenge Walk to raise awareness for the program and funds for an addition to the Ruston induction center...
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05/28/2014
The City of Ruston’s Municipal Pool will open at 3 p.m. today. The admission is $2 per person. The pool will close for the season on July 25. Throughout the pool season there will be more swimming...
05/28/2014
A 32-year-old Ruston man is dead following an apparent hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Interstate 20 this morning. Police say Coty Willis died when a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Whitney Gaston...
05/28/2014
State Superintendent of Schools John White called the results from Louisiana’s LEAP and iLEAP tests “steady” but Lincoln Parish fell three points in the percentage of students who achieved levels of...
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05/28/2014
An anonymous tip called into the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office resulted in a Dubach man’s arrest on five drug-related charges May 23. Richard Craig Dickerson, of 781 Cardinal Hill Road, is charged...
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05/28/2014
Site work is underway on Louisiana Tech’s 70,000-square-foot South End Zone Facility, which will enclose the south end of Joe Aillet Stadium. The $20 million facility is expected to be open in time...
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05/28/2014
A Ruston woman faces cruelty to juvenile charges after she allegedly whipped her daughters with rubber tubing from an oxygen machine. Natrina Womack, 26, of 272 Clinton Circle, was booked into the...
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05/27/2014
Ernie Stevens did something Monday that he doesn’t like to do. He talked about his tour of duty in Vietnam and five buddies he watched die. “One thing common about most veterans is we’re...
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05/27/2014
Top: Evan Derveloy, owner of Crossfit Ruston, and Adam Reid were participants in the annual MURPH Challenge on Monday. The event honors Lt. Michael Murphy, a Navy SEAL, who while serving in Asadabad...