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Ruston police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who may be impersonating a police officer. Police received a complaint Wednesday from a citizen reporting they had been stopped early Tuesday afternoon on Celebrity Drive by a black male identifying himself as a police officer. The man approached the citizen’s vehicle stating the citizen had been speeding, Deputy Police Chief Clint Williams said in a statement issued Thursday. “The citizen produced their driver’s license, registration and insurance as requested,” Williams said. “The person identifying himself as an officer...

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01/11/2014
The Lincoln Parish Museum has a Native American pottery and arrowhead exhibit up for residents to view. Museum Director Margaret Ann Emory said she brought the exhibit down in August. “I carried all...
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01/11/2014
Former Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce President Andy Halbrook remembers the day 12 years ago he spotted John J. “Mickey” McHale across the room at a birthday party. “We had been looking for...
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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...