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Ruston will soon be covered in color as residents do their part to help bring an end to breast cancer during the Fourth Annual Susan G. Komen North Louisiana Color Me for a Cure 5k walk/run. The event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ruston High School. “Our organization as a whole covers 22 parishes (in North Louisiana) and Lincoln Parish is going to be our priority for the next three years because of those parishes, Lincoln has the highest breast cancer mortality rate,” Lindsay Dean, executive director for Susan G. Komen NWLA, said. “I think that is important for people to understand why we are...

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03/11/2014
A member of the Ruston TEA party accused the speaker for Monday night’s Common Core forum and the director for Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana (A+PEL) Keith Courville of using “...
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03/11/2014
Johnny Mohawk and his famous pup will lead the search for the 2014 Dixie Horizon Entertainer at 6:30 p.m. March 21 at the Dixie Center for the Arts. “(He is) someone who has shown ability to draw a...
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03/10/2014
Kevin Sherry, of Ruston, leads Lilly Gabby (left) and Fin (right) across the finish line at Saturday’s Ruston Parks and Recreation Furry Fun Walk. More than 160 pet parents and their furry friends...
03/10/2014
The North Central Louisiana TEA Party invites the public to hear two Common Core specialists explain why people should or should not support the new education standards at the Ruston Country Club at...
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03/10/2014
There are four candidates who have announced they are vying for the position of 3rd Judicial District Division B judge, but state Sen. Rick Gallot, believes he is the right man for the job. “I think...
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03/10/2014
As March is Women’s History Month, Louisiana Tech’s department of history has joined with Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Inc., and the Louisiana Tech Chapter of the American Association of...
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03/09/2014
State Sen. Rick Gallot wants to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. Sen. Bob Kostelka wants vehicular homicide classified as a violent crime. He also wants to get rid of the...
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03/09/2014
The Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative would be able to purchase state-owned acreage upon which the group wants to build a water treatment plant, if the Legislature agrees. Sen. Mike...
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03/09/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of stories about women fulfilling nontraditional roles in honor of Women’s History Month. When most people think of prison wardens, the first image that...
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03/09/2014
U.S. Senate candidate Bill Cassidy said Friday he would “absolutely” support efforts to get federal funding for projects that will lessen the drawdown of the Sparta Aquifer. Cassidy, a Republican...