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Ruston’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4742 is warning area residents of a scam it has learned of that has been occurring across Ruston in recent months. VFW Post 4742 Commander J.D. Harper said he was reminded of the scam over the weekend as he was attending a state VFW meeting in Baton Rouge. “My wife called and said that there was a man at an interstate exit ramp red light saying that he was collecting money for the local VFW post,” Harper said. “He was asked if he knew J.D. Harper and he just looked at her funny, like ‘who is that and why are you asking?’ “I’ve heard about this happening...

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02/19/2014
The board of aldermen for the town of Dubach met in regular session Tuesday night to hear audit findings for the fiscal year 2012-13. Don McGehee, the town’s certified public accountant, said in his...
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02/19/2014
Tuesday afternoon was a historic day as the Lincoln Parish Detention Center broke ground on the first ever garden on its land. Warden Jim Tuten said the garden will be a benefit both to the inmates...
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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...