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An assistant district attorney from Ruston who prosecutes felony cases in Union Parish is mentioned as one of the top candidates to serve as the next United States attorney for the Western District of Louisiana. Kyle Green, who works for 3rd District Attorney John Belton, has been mentioned as one of three candidates to replace Stephanie Finley, who stepped down from the post on March 10. The Western District covers 42 of the state’s 64 parishes. It includes Lafayette — where the office is based — as well as Monroe, Shreveport, Alexandria and Lake Charles. After being in Washington when...

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02/28/2014
Oil and gas pipeline companies are breaking the law by not repairing damage they do to Louisiana’s coastal wetlands, the head of a nonprofit organization backing a lawsuit against some of the...
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02/28/2014
For the first time in history Lincoln Parish has a principal and a teacher ranked in the top 15 of their professions at the same time for the state of Louisiana. Tammy Schales, a fourth grade English...
02/28/2014
In an effort to get impaired drivers off the road the Grambling Police Department will be participating in the National Impaired Driving — Click It or Ticket enforcement crackdown. Officers from the...
02/28/2014
Northern Louisiana is preparing to be showered with color. The inaugural Color Me for a Cure 5k walk/run, will be held in downtown Ruston on March 15. “This is the first Color Me for a Cure in...
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02/28/2014
The Ruston Police Department has made the second arrest on fraud-related charges, which stemmed from a Feb. 4 incident. Elise Annette Darts, 62, 1201 Gilman St., was arrested by RPD at approximately...
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02/28/2014
Local youth may be in for a treat. The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana unveiled a rendition of their plans for a new club building on Tuesday. Eldonta Osborne, chief professional...
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02/28/2014
Members of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce were pleased with their decision to host a “Business After Hours” event at the Lincoln Parish School Board Tuesday night. “We had an awesome turnout...
02/28/2014
Residents of Lincoln Parish get those costumes ready to get some exercise and have some fun in the park. The Lincoln Parish Park, located at 211 Lincoln Parish Park Road, will host the first annual...
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02/28/2014
The 2014 Jonquil Jubilee Garden Tour will be held Saturday in Gibsland — ‘The Daffodil Capital of Louisiana.’ The hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the Jonquil Jubilee Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at...
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02/28/2014
A Ruston man has been apprehended by the Ruston Police Department on fraud-related charges. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer with RPD, said on Feb. 4, detectives with the Criminal...