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FARMERVILLE — A spokesman with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has confirmed the agency will soon begin talks with the Union Parish Police Jury about removing trash dumpsters located along state-maintained highways. Information obtained through a public records request filed by The Gazette shows the Police Jury has 76 dumpsters at 27 locations which are on state highways. Rodney Mallett is communications director for DOTD. He said the agency recently received questions about whether the practice was allowable. A letter written to the agency, Mallett said,...

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04/22/2014
Hundreds of balloons were released into a clear, blue Ruston sky on Monday afternoon after the ribbon was cut by several dignitaries including Gov. Bobby Jindal and Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth at...
04/22/2014
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission will ask the board of aldermen to introduce an ordinance creating the city’s first neighborhood conservation overlay district. But Monday night’s commission...
04/22/2014
Ruston’s first zero-lot line development is a step closer to reality. The planning and zoning commission voted Monday night to ask the city’s board of aldermen to approve developer Dicky Nealy’s...
04/22/2014
The Dubach Town Council met Monday night to discuss last month’s bills, among other things. After Mayor Bob Jensen called the meeting to order, the pledge of allegiance and an invocation was said...
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04/21/2014
For the fifth consecutive year in a row, Community Trust Bank will continue to do its part in support of the March of Dimes. The fifth annual March of Dimes Crawfish Boil and Silent Auction is set to...
04/21/2014
The Ruston Police Department will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies on Saturday to focus on removing potentially...
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04/21/2014
Project displays for innovative and creative products and services developed by students at Louisiana Tech University will be presented during the TOP DAWG New Venture Championship Friday in...
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04/19/2014
Ashlyn Riggin, along with the Village of Choudrant, celebrated Easter in a big way with the annual Easter in the Village event held at 10 a.m. Saturday behind the Village Hall. Area children enjoyed...
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04/19/2014
Every parent must go through a process in order to accept that something may be uniquely different about their children. But Amber St. Martin, the mother of three boys, said she knew from the...
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04/19/2014
FARMERVILLE — Decades before the Sparta Groundwater Conservation District Commission was even a concept, Louisiana’s neighbors were eying the state’s apparently abundant water sources with contempt...