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BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana voters chose Saturday to send Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy to the U.S. Senate, filling the nation's last Senate seat and giving the GOP a 52-48 edge in the chamber when the new term begins in January. Kennedy had always been the runoff election's front-runner in a state that overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump. He defeated Democrat Foster Campbell, a state utility regulator whose chances were seen as such a long-shot that national Democratic organizations offered little assistance to Campbell's campaign. As he celebrated the victory, Kennedy said he...

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01/15/2014
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office made an arrest for cyberbullying late Tuesday night. Cody Logan Joyner, 18, of 298 Pleasant Grove Road, Choudrant, was arrested at 11:30 p.m. at 538 Campbell Road...
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01/15/2014
Elected Monday as Lincoln Parish Police Jury officers for 2014 were (from left to right) Treasurer Bobby Gray, President Hazel Hunter and Vice President David Hammons.
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01/14/2014
JoAnne Henderson sits at her needlepoint stand removing small stitches of black thread from an off-white canvass. Sometimes perfecting a piece is as much about taking stitches out as it is about...
01/14/2014
The Union Parish Police Jury granted 3rd Judicial District Attorney Bob Levy’s office an additional $30,000 in funding for 2014 — significantly less than the requested $155,000 increase. The DA had...
01/14/2014
The election of its officers for 2014 is the key item on the agenda for tonight’s Lincoln Parish Police Jury meeting to be held at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. Third Judicial District DA...
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01/13/2014
After several years of anticipation, the Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission is taking steps to begin the construction of a public “mega ramp” along Ramp Road and Louisiana Highway 33. “Now...
01/13/2014
The investigation continues today into a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Grambling that claimed the life of a Ruston man. Keith Young Jr., 30, died after his 2007 Chevy Tahoe ran off the...
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01/13/2014
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling approved a contract for the use of manned photo laser traffic enforcement gun. Mark Hendricks, with Blue Line Solutions, was on hand at the regular...
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01/11/2014
dewalk dining downtown and more flexible development regulations in several key commercial areas are among the changes city planning officials are recommending to Ruston’s zoning code. The list of 52...
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01/11/2014
The Lincoln Parish Museum has a Native American pottery and arrowhead exhibit up for residents to view. Museum Director Margaret Ann Emory said she brought the exhibit down in August. “I carried all...