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“Being an American means to be free.” That was the message from Miss Grambling State 2017 Jimmitriv “Jimmi” Roberson, 21, during an interview with The Washington Post in early October for an article titled “What Unites Us?” that was published online Thursday. “The common value that we all have is freedom, ultimately,” said Roberson to The Washington Post. “Because with religious values, they’re not all the same. Love and hate, division. We don’t all believe in the same thing. We have our right to do whatever we want to do in the NFL, with kneeling and everything.” The photo journalism project...

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08/19/2014
Ruston’s $55.3 million budget for the coming fiscal year is on its way to the Board of Aldermen for approval. The board’s personnel-finance committee, composed of the five aldermen, endorsed the 2105...
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08/19/2014
Taking a piece of wood and carving something meaningful out of it is a tradition many have forgotten. But not Jordan Williams, the 18-year-old son of Jill and Stephen Williams. Williams said when he...
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08/19/2014
Ruston real estate agent Bruce Siegmund today announced his candidacy for the District 5 seat on the city’s board of aldermen. Siegmund, an Independent, is the second person to challenge District 5...
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08/19/2014
A man was arrested late Monday after reportedly assaulting a woman with a firearm. Steve Bernard Mason, 63, of 2027 Beacon Light Road, was arrested on one count of aggravated battery and booked into...
08/19/2014
The beginning of this month proved to be a busy one for Ruston High School. With orientation handing out new schedules to both old and new students and the band beginning its camp during the first...
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08/18/2014
Grambling State University students assembled on the GSU campus at 11 a.m. Friday to show their respect for Missouri teen Michael Brown, who was shot to death in a police incident on Aug. 9. The...
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08/18/2014
A man allegedly responsible for simple kidnapping and aggravated burglary, among other charges, turned himself in to law enforcement on Friday. According to the arrest affidavit, Marlon Antwan Miller...
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08/18/2014
The race for Ruston’s District 2 Board of Alderman seat has drawn another candidate. Sharonda Cage-Hatter will launch her campaign Saturday with a noontime rally at Greenwood Park. Hatter is...
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08/18/2014
While the size and location might have changed, everything else at Ruston’s Locker Room is business as usual, Yvonne Craft, co-owner of the store, said. Regular customers may have been surprised at...
08/16/2014
Austerity measures put into place this year will continue if Ruston’s Board of Aldermen approves the Hollingsworth administration’s proposed budget for the 2015 fiscal year. The almost $55 million...