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FARMERVILLE — A Monroe man was killed Sunday when the single-engine aircraft he was piloting crashed into Lake D’Arbonne. Union Parish Sheriff Dusty Gates said the Federal Aviation Administration will likely order an autopsy to determine how 71-year-old David Lockard died. Lockard’s Facebook profile states he was employed by Ruston Aviation. Someone answering the phone at Ruston Aviation this morning said they could not confirm he was employed by the company. 9-1-1 dispatchers received a call Sunday at 5:04 p.m. from residents living near the crash site area reporting a plane had gone into...

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03/18/2014
Got an idea to make the community a better place to live? Would $25,000 be a game-changer? State Farm is there with the assist. Through March 23, people from the United States and Canada can submit...
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03/18/2014
Ruston’s Zeta Rho chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha has announced statewide awards its members received during the past year and also its current slate of officers. The women’s service organization is...
03/17/2014
Grambling State University Theatre students are set to present F. Scott Fitzgerald’s literary tale “The Great Gatsby,” as adapted to the stage by Simon Levy, beginning today at the Floyd L. Sandle...
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03/17/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of stories about women fulfilling nontraditional roles in honor of Women’s History Month. Susie Hogg stares at the short piece of 1-by-8-foot lumber...
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03/17/2014
Cedar Creek eighth grader Mary Wynne is the best speller around. She won the Northwest Louisiana Regional Spelling Bee competition in the University Center at LSU-Shreveport on March 8, and will...
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03/16/2014
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement team apprehended a man in possession of more than 1,000 grams of marijuana and more than 100 grams of methamphetamines late Friday night. At approximately 11...
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03/16/2014
Business owners in the heart of downtown Ruston say it’s not progress they have a problem with, just the slow pace of it. Shops set up along Mississippi Avenue between Trenton and Vienna streets were...
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03/16/2014
More than 1,500 individuals came out on Saturday to show their support for breast cancer at the inaugural Color Me For a Cure 5K benefiting the Northeast Louisiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. Monies...
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03/16/2014
For some, capturing the tiny moments that make up a life is a mission. For others, it’s an art. “I grew up in a military family, and so I was always drawn to capturing each moment because everything...
03/16/2014
At 3:14 p.m. Wednesday at 462 Cooper Road, in Dubach, a brush pile being burned became out of control in an open field. The Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 was contacted by forestry for mutual aid...