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Choudrant High School senior and regional Student of the Year contestant Addison Patton signed a equestrian scholarship with Mississippi College on Friday. Patton, who was born with cerebral palsy, said she is excited at the prospect of being able to ride as she continues her studies to obtain a degree in psychology. “I never imagined I would be here, much less going to school on an equestrian scholarship,” she said. “It’s been a long road, but I’m happy to be able to go to college and continue riding.” Patton, who is currently in the middle of writing a five-part book series titled “...

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02/07/2014
For more than five years local girls, along with their mothers and grandmothers, have enjoyed a movie and tea party together. This year Quota International of Ruston will present an American Girl...
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02/07/2014
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team made an arrest Thursday morning on the Grambling State University campus. Cameron Dewayne Cammack, 21, of room No. 5115 Robert B. Knot Hall, was arrested...
02/07/2014
The time has come to start thinking of babies. The March of Dimes kick-off luncheon was held Thursday at Northern Louisiana Medical Center. Team captains for Ruston and Lincoln Parish were in...
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02/07/2014
Residents driving in downtown Ruston on Saturday morning might be a little surprised to see a large group of people sitting on the lawn of Peach Tree Dental. For the seventh year, the business will...
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02/06/2014
Hundred of locals came out Tuesday to show their support for Grambling State University and for the new Distinguished Leadership Award recipients. GSU President Frank Pogue opened the third annual...
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02/06/2014
Pogue also had a grand announcement for those in attendance — the official naming of the new GSU Fighting Tiger. The 13-foot tiger statue was erected in late 2013, and Pogue said he had never seen...
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02/06/2014
Two arrests have been made in the Jan. 30 burglary of Hart and Associates. On Jan. 30, Ruston Police Department responded to Hart and Associates regarding a burglary. Sgt. Clint Williams, RPD public...
02/06/2014
The Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 has lifted the emergency order banning all open-air outdoor burning. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning said there was reason behind the ban being...
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02/06/2014
Imagine: For 15 months celebrating twins — a boy and a girl. Their adorableness is undeniable. Then, on their 15-month well-child exam, something unusual occurs — something that will change your life...
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02/06/2014
Clockwise, from top left: Jack Thigpen, center, presented the Kiwanis Clubs Outstanding Young People Awards to Young Firefighter of the Year Matt Black and Young Educator of the Year Holly Payton....