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An assistant district attorney from Ruston who prosecutes felony cases in Union Parish is mentioned as one of the top candidates to serve as the next United States attorney for the Western District of Louisiana. Kyle Green, who works for 3rd District Attorney John Belton, has been mentioned as one of three candidates to replace Stephanie Finley, who stepped down from the post on March 10. The Western District covers 42 of the state’s 64 parishes. It includes Lafayette — where the office is based — as well as Monroe, Shreveport, Alexandria and Lake Charles. After being in Washington when...

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02/19/2014
Any scout is invited to participate in the Louisiana Purchase Council pinewood derby race to be held in April. The Louisiana Purchase Council serves 20 parishes in Northeast and Central Louisiana....
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02/18/2014
Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue was eating French fries and a corn dog as he chatted with students Monday. Celebrating Presidents Day with an interactive lunch in McCall Dining...
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02/18/2014
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission is sending six more proposed changes in the city’s zoning code to the board of aldermen for adoption. Chief among the revisions approved by the commission...
02/18/2014
The Louisiana Tech University choirs will perform the winter quarter concert today. The event, “The Poet and the Interpreter” will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Auditorium. “I hope that the community...
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02/17/2014
Cub Scouts Pack 45 held its annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday at the Ruston Parks and Recreation Gym. The Thunderbird District Pinewood Derby followed later in the day. Cub Scouts, with the help of...
02/17/2014
Ruston residents have another opportunity tonight to express their opinions on a lengthy list of proposed changes to the city’s zoning code. A public hearing on the suggested revisions, all of which...
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02/17/2014
The Grambling Police Department made an arrest involving a firearm on Saturday afternoon. Bobby Cooper, 75, of 265 Garr Road, was arrested for aggravated assault with a firearm and disturbing the...
02/17/2014
Two teams of students from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science have placed in the Top 10 of the 2013 Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) Digital Forensics...
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02/17/2014
This week, visitors to the Grambling State University Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center will find themselves stepping into the past as the GSU theatre program presents “The Glass of Water” by...
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02/16/2014
The sixth annual “Kupcakes for Kids” was once again successful in raising money for St. Judes’s Children Research Center as hundreds of cupcakes were served to Lincoln Parish residents inside...