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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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11/27/2013
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the November Student of the Month Awards. Following comments by program coordinator Rachel Lilley, each student honoree spoke to the club...
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11/27/2013
The Sunrise Kiwanis Club continues its partnership with the Lincoln Parish School District through its early grades reading project. Recognized as a local KEYS Champion and Distinguished Partner in...
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11/27/2013
A Ruston native is coming home and with her she is bringing “The Good Ole Days.” Vickie Mayfield is a graduate of Ruston High School and Grambling State University, where she received a degree in...
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11/27/2013
After the hustle of Black Friday Shopping, small businesses across the country — and right here in Lincoln Parish — are asking residents to strap their comfortable shoes back on for another day of...
11/27/2013
Members of the Union Parish School Board are more determined than ever to get the community behind public education in Union Parish after Monroe City Schools passed a 58.8 million dollar property tax...
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11/27/2013
At 8:40 p.m. Nov. 21, the Grambling Police Department arrested Gregory Pickens, Gibsland’s newly elected police chief on charges of domestic abuse. At 2 a.m. Nov. 16 GPD reportedly responded to 100 N...
11/26/2013
Thanks to the wellness program that Lincoln Parish School Board members approved in November 2012, school system employees are seeing better health results. David Charpentier and Tami Rolen-Tharp,...
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11/26/2013
At 10:51 a.m. Monday the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested four people on Greenwood Drive after receiving complaints of suspected illegal drug...
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11/26/2013
At approximately 5:15 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Louisiana Highway 33 and Louisiana Highway 821 a two-vehicle accident occurred. A mid-size SUV was attempting to cross the intersection and...
11/26/2013
The main branch of Bank of Ruston will play host to all past artists who have presented their work at the annual Holiday Art Exhibit. Angie Biscomb, marketing director for the bank, said the event is...