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If all goes according to plan, a former nursing home on East Georgia Avenue will open in November as a behavioral health care facility. Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday granted Lincoln Counseling, LLC’s request to remake the abandoned Alpine Guest Care Center building into an in- and out-patient drug rehabilitation facility. All that remains now that the commission has approved the conditional use permit, is the final OK from the state Department of Health and Hospitals, Chris Salter, of Ruston, the project’s developer, said. The former independent-living apartments that are...

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03/11/2014
Johnny Mohawk and his famous pup will lead the search for the 2014 Dixie Horizon Entertainer at 6:30 p.m. March 21 at the Dixie Center for the Arts. “(He is) someone who has shown ability to draw a...
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03/10/2014
Kevin Sherry, of Ruston, leads Lilly Gabby (left) and Fin (right) across the finish line at Saturday’s Ruston Parks and Recreation Furry Fun Walk. More than 160 pet parents and their furry friends...
03/10/2014
The North Central Louisiana TEA Party invites the public to hear two Common Core specialists explain why people should or should not support the new education standards at the Ruston Country Club at...
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03/10/2014
There are four candidates who have announced they are vying for the position of 3rd Judicial District Division B judge, but state Sen. Rick Gallot, believes he is the right man for the job. “I think...
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03/10/2014
As March is Women’s History Month, Louisiana Tech’s department of history has joined with Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Inc., and the Louisiana Tech Chapter of the American Association of...
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03/09/2014
State Sen. Rick Gallot wants to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. Sen. Bob Kostelka wants vehicular homicide classified as a violent crime. He also wants to get rid of the...
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03/09/2014
The Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative would be able to purchase state-owned acreage upon which the group wants to build a water treatment plant, if the Legislature agrees. Sen. Mike...
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03/09/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of stories about women fulfilling nontraditional roles in honor of Women’s History Month. When most people think of prison wardens, the first image that...
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03/09/2014
U.S. Senate candidate Bill Cassidy said Friday he would “absolutely” support efforts to get federal funding for projects that will lessen the drawdown of the Sparta Aquifer. Cassidy, a Republican...
03/09/2014
During Thursday night’s monthly board of alderman meeting for the City of Grambling, developers were present to discuss the possibility of bringing an extended-stay hotel to the town. Attorney...