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More charges have been added to list of those faced by two adults and one juvenile in reference to a recent rash of vehicle burglaries in the parish. Jamario Montreal Smith, 18, of 500 South Barnett Springs Road, in Ruston, now faces 22 counts of burglary, while Emerion Holland, 17, of 141 Bennett Rd., in Grambling, now faces seven counts of burglary. Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested Smith, Holland and three juveniles on Tuesday. One of the juveniles is also now charged with 22 counts of burglary. The vehicle burglaries for which the new charges were filed occurred in the Creek’s Edge...

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04/29/2017
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...
04/29/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked on Monday to buy what’s expected to be the last four pieces of property that will make up city’s new sports complex. Purchase of the land is among the items...
04/29/2017
Lincoln Parish voters said “yes” Saturday to three property tax renewals for local public schools. Complete but unofficial returns show each of the renewals passed with more than 70 percent of the...
04/29/2017
Area residents have the opportunity to be part of what’s being billed as the “greatest parade Ruston has even seen” next Sunday when a television film crew comes to town. The Los Angeles-based crew...
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04/29/2017
Cedar Creek captured its second state championship over the past four seasons Saturday as the Lady Cougars held off a Vermilion Catholic rally in a lightning-delayed seventh inning to take a 5-3 win...
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04/29/2017
Lincoln Parish citizens joined together for the second annual Dine in the Pines event Saturday. The annual fundraiser benefits Piney Woods Advocacy Center, an organization that works with sexually...
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04/29/2017
Top photo: From left, Patricia Copeland, Diny May Ellis and Kathy Tait hold handmade signs urging care for the Earth, as they listen to speakers during Saturday’s rally. Bottom left: Johnny Armstrong...
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04/29/2017
Top photo, Evan Goree, 18, displays his Buddy Ball trophy and the game ball he received after hammering a home run out of the park during Saturday’s final game of the season. With him are his coaches...
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04/29/2017
Above, Ruston High School alumni, from left, Sammy White, class of 1957; Ernest Lee Young, class of 1957; Jane Shell, class of 1956; and Della Ann Grafton, class of 1956; reminisce about their days...
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04/29/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Courtyard Marriott of Ruston on April 10. See photos on Facebook.com/RustonChamber. The Courtyard is...