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Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 11:08pm
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About 150 people, chanting and carrying signs expressing concern for the Earth, marched from the Lincoln Parish Courthouse to Railroad Park and back Saturday as part of a local rally protesting an anticipated move by the federal government to weaken existing environmental protection regulations. “I’m a grandfather who’s concerned about the future of the planet my grandchildren are going to inherit,” Johnny Armstrong, of Ruston, told the citizen-organized People’s Climate Rally. “It would be immoral for us to not do what we can do for the good of our grandchildren’s home,” Armstrong said. “For...

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12/28/2013
Louisiana Tech may be out for winter break, but workers demolishing the Caruthers Dormitory building were hard at it Saturday as their work continued. Pictured in the foreground is a worker cleaning...
12/28/2013
Several hundred students graduated from Grambling State University during the fall quarter. Local students are listed below by degree and hometown: • Associate of Science in Child Development:...
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12/28/2013
Lincoln ACHIEVE recently built upon the success of its partnership with Northeast Louisiana artist Frank Kelley Jr. to bring his new “Geometrics Through the Arts” project to students throughout the...
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12/28/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting at Penny Perfect on Oct. 17 at 110 West Park Avenue in Ruston. Penny Perfect is owned and operated by Melissa Bullock. For as long as...
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12/27/2013
At approximately 3 p.m. Thursday, the Ruston Fire Department, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Choudrant Fire Department responded to a call reporting a vehicle being struck by a train at...
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12/27/2013
Residents hoping to welcome 2014 in with a bang are in luck since various fireworks stands have set up in Lincoln Parish. However, residents should make sure they are aware of the rules pertaining to...
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12/27/2013
In Lincoln Parish, there are many organizations that stand up against child abuse. One group stands out from the rest — Bikers Against Child Abuse or BACA. The bikers stand in court with children...
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12/26/2013
They won’t be wearing jingle bells or dashing through the snow, but all kinds of horses will be strutting their stuff from Friday through Tuesday in Lincoln Parish. The Sugar Bowl Classic Quarter/...
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12/26/2013
A Christmas Day card game went awry when a local man reportedly threatened a person with a knife and attempted to strangle the victim. Bernardo Santiago, 55, of 161 Chesboro St., was arrested at...
12/26/2013
Area residents have until Jan. 13 to submit nominations for the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Robert E. Russ Award. The annual award recognizes those who have contributed to the civic,...