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FARMERVILLE — The employment future of a man hired as a policeman by the Bernice Board of Aldermen ended before he started work with his arrest on domestic violence charges. At its meeting July 11,
the board was asked considered hiring three full-time
officers. A report published
following the meeting stated that Chief Ricky Albritton and assistant chief
Justin Yruegas are the only
full-time employees. The
names of three potential 
new full-time employees
were submitted for the board to consider and one — Darin Owen — was approved. Court records by the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office shows...

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07/04/2017
The Ruston VFW Post 2615 has its own page on the gofundme.com website. Go to https://www.gofundme.com/vfw-post-3615-new-building-fund to donate. Those wishing to donate can also call Post Commander J...
07/04/2017
Lincoln Parish Registrar of Voters Dianna Stone said she’s waiting to see what attorneys for the Secretary of State’s office decide regarding any release of Louisiana voter records to the...
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07/04/2017
John A. “Yank” Reis, a Navy veteran who worked on ships during World War II in the Caribbean, took the trip of a lifetime to see memorials dedicated to veterans in Washington, D.C. “It was real...
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07/03/2017
David “Rusty” Ponton has been named permanent vice president for student affairs at Grambling State University. Ponton, 53, has been interim vice president since 2015 and has been a GSU fixture since...
07/03/2017
The deadline for the Bulldog Project has been extended until Friday for all artist entries. The decision to extend the deadline was made in the hopes of offering more time to artists working on their...
07/03/2017
“Build a Better World.” That is the theme of this year’s Lincoln Parish Library summer reading program. The library has all kinds of games, events, and book suggestions for people of all ages, said...
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07/01/2017
CHOUDRANT — Sue King walks among the rows of weathered gravestones, stopping briefly by each one. “This is my best girlfriend’s since-we-were-5-years-old grandfather,” she said, pointing to a marker...
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07/01/2017
The North Louisiana Military Museum is still trying to raise enough money to refurbish several of the large artifacts on the museum grounds. So far, donors have contributed $16,300 this year — but...
07/01/2017
LAFAYETTE — A group of business-growth organizations is offering small Louisiana companies, including those in the Ruston area, a chance to take part in months-long “Accelerate Acadiana” sessions,...
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07/01/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Compassus Hospice & Palliative Care in Ruston. Compassus is available 24/7, offers medical...