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City and parish officials cut the ribbon Friday to formally open the recycling transfer station located at the Lincoln Parish Landfill. Once the trucks have made their rounds, they back inside the building, and dump their loads into large opening at the back of the building, into a trailer below. The photo is taken from where the trailer will set and shows the dump opening below. Recyclables will be transferred to Shreveport for separating. Ruston began a curbside recycling program Jan. 1. The service is available inside the city and extends to a 3-mile radius into the parish. More than...

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01/11/2014
Each year men and women dedicate their time to serving Ruston and Lincoln Parish, and throughout 2013 local firefighters were on the call whenever they were needed. Fire and emergency medical service...
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01/11/2014
Spelling Bee Cedar Creek eighth grader Mary Wynne was named the school’s Spelling Bee champion recently.  She also received the Best Enunciation of Letters Award, and will represent the Cougars in...
01/11/2014
Assembly of God First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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01/10/2014
At 1:53 p.m. Thursday a structure fire began at 620 Henderson St. in the Drew Apartment Complex. Eric Brazzel, public education officer for Ruston Fire Department, said on arrival, heavy smoke was...
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01/10/2014
Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a Lincoln Parish School bus overturned on Garr Road Thursday. Trooper Albert Paxton said there were four children on the bus and one driver. “Everyone was...
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01/10/2014
City officials aren’t sure what caused a sinkhole to open up Thursday on Monroe Street near its intersection with Dan Reneau Drive. “We don’t know if it’s a sewer line that collapsed underneath the...
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01/10/2014
On Jan. 3, a residential burglary at 504 Robert St. was reported to the Ruston Police Department. During the course of a follow-up investigation by detectives with the Criminal Investigative Division...
01/09/2014
Will Sutton, director of the Grambling State University media bureau, called a story that broke on Wednesday about the university’s lab schools “bogus” this morning. An anonymous email purporting to...
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01/09/2014
Right before 9 a.m. this morning, a Chrysler Town and Country veered off Mitcham Orchard Road causing the driver to have minor injuries. Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1, Ruston Fire and EMS,...
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01/09/2014
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office along with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team have made another arrest resulting in five drug-related charges. Gregory Antonio Hendricks, 28, of 242 Duke Dr...