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BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana voters chose Saturday to send Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy to the U.S. Senate, filling the nation's last Senate seat and giving the GOP a 52-48 edge in the chamber when the new term begins in January. Kennedy had always been the runoff election's front-runner in a state that overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump. He defeated Democrat Foster Campbell, a state utility regulator whose chances were seen as such a long-shot that national Democratic organizations offered little assistance to Campbell's campaign. As he celebrated the victory, Kennedy said he...

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12/20/2013
At the Lincoln Parish Detention Center’s monthly meeting on Thursday, Jim Tuten, warden, told the Board of Commissioners that the portable building they approved to purchase from Hico Elementary will...
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12/19/2013
Leader photos by NANCY BERGERON Goats, dogs and shepherds of all sizes gathered around the manger Sunday night as part of the “Good News Christmas Village” live nativity presented by the Junior Bible...
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12/19/2013
An audit report came from the Louisiana Legislative Auditors Monday that said because of a lack of control over their finances in multiple areas — namely the athletic department — $50,891 was stolen...
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12/19/2013
For the first time since 2008, the Lincoln Parish Detention Center is running with a month-to-month profit thanks to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Jim Tuten, the warden for the LPDC. Skip...
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12/19/2013
Ruston Elementary is proud to say that Mrs. Tammy Schales is our 2013-14 teacher of the year. We are so proud of her and all that she does for our school. Third-grade news November and December...
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12/19/2013
Bethel Christian School held the senior and junior Beta Club candle light induction ceremony on Dec. 11 under the direction of our Beta Club Sponsor Judith Beavers. Twenty-five senior members and 18...
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12/18/2013
On Saturday, the United States Marine Corps finished up their Toys for Tots drive, which began Nov. 20. Anthony Shoemake, Toys for Tots coordinator for the Marines, said Ruston did a great job in...
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12/18/2013
Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Interim President Judy Copeland has been named president. In May 2013 past president Scott Terry resigned and Copeland, who had been the office manager since 2005...
12/18/2013
As discussed at the Dec. 5 Grambling City Council Meeting, a special called meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. This meeting has been called for the purpose of hearing public comments on...
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12/18/2013
At 11:02 a.m. Tuesday, the Ruston Police Department arrested a man on charges of bank fraud. Clint Williams, public information officer for RPD, said a local bank contacted RPD’s Criminal...