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Residents wanting to donate supplies to help Ruston’s Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center get back on its feet in the wake of fire Oct. 17 now have more places to take those items. Donation can be dropped off from 8 a.m. until Saturday at the Ruston’s Farmer’s Market, located on East Mississippi Avenue; and at the College of Applied and Natural Sciences tailgate at Louisiana Tech’s Homecoming game on Nov. 4, Julie Rutledge, the Louisiana Tech University family and child studies professor who’s heading the drive, said via email this morning. Residents can also take donations of any First National...

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06/20/2014
Dr. Janet Duncan Barnes has made a matching donation of $25,000 for an endowed scholarship named after her father, James Wicks Duncan Sr. better known in the Grambling community as “Coach Duncan.”...
06/20/2014
The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is making it easier for local fourth and eighth graders who did not pass the LEAP and iLEAP tests to advance to the next grade level thanks to a newly...
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06/19/2014
With the school year ending in May, most high school teachers and students are enjoying a well-deserved summer vacation pool-side, on beaches, or in the mountains.
06/19/2014
Council members unanimously approved the budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year during a specially called meeting of the Village of Choudrant town council this week. After failing to meet quorum during...
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06/19/2014
At a time when governments across the state and around the country are struggling with budgets, Farmerville Mayor Stein Baughman Jr. has something of a unique situation. Putting together the town’s...
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06/18/2014
Thanks to the local hospital auxiliary, Northern Louisiana Medical Center has received $30,000 worth of items designed to help making a visit to the hospital a more pleasant experience. Curtis Newton...
06/18/2014
Louisiana Tech University has teamed up with Ruston merchants to host the Dog Days of Summer, a series of “late nights” to help introduce orientation students and their families to downtown Ruston....
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06/18/2014
A Ruston man was arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with seven counts of simple burglary, one count of resisting arrest by flight and one count of criminal trespass according to the Ruston...
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06/18/2014
Since 1995, members of the Piney Hills Quilt Guild have worked hand in hand, and needle by thread, to make a unique quilt to be raffled off at the Louisiana Peach Festival. Charter member Irene...
06/18/2014
“A Musical Potpourri III” performed by Jon Barker will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Library Events Center. Barker will be accompanied by Mickey Cloud on the piano. Guest performances on the...