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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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05/20/2017
Every year on the Sunday of the week before Memorial Day, Shirley Soto and a group of her family members stand on the side of Interstate 20 and watch the motorcycles go by. “It just makes my heart...
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05/20/2017
“Sixty-four years.” The Rev. Henry E. Island smiled as he said it. Clotie “Pete” Gipson Island, his wife, moved just a little closer to him in the chair she occupied right next to his in the formal...
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05/20/2017
A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes were awarded recently to the most innovative, student-developed product and service ideas at the 2017 TOP DOG New Venture Championship at Louisiana Tech...
05/20/2017
Law enforcement agencies are once again urging parish resients to lock their vehicles and remove valuables, in the wake of an increased number of vehicle burglaries this month. “These burglaries are...
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05/20/2017
Cedar Creek swept the competition at the area 4-H Achievement Day recently, receiving the recognition of “Outstanding All Around Club.” Other recognition included first place for the club’s scrapbook...
05/20/2017
The Lincoln Parish studnts have won scholarships through the Burger King McLamore Foundation. The Burger King Scholars selected for the 2017 program include: • MacKenzie Harris, Cedar Creek School •...
05/19/2017
Summer is almost here, so it’s time to take vacations, sit back, relax and catch up on some reading. “Summer Reading at the library is here to help with that endeavor,” Sarah Creekmore,...
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05/19/2017
Joe Creekmore, 8, uses one of the 25 tablets recently purchased by the Lincoln Parish Library. The units have educational applications and cannot be connected to the internet. They are now available...
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05/19/2017
DeVaria Hudson has joined the Grambling State University staff as director of admissions and recruitment. “As we continue to grow our enrollment, it was essential that the right person be selected...
05/19/2017
More than two dozen people gathered for the official inaugural walk of the first completed section of Rock Island Greenway shared-use path. The greenway is a biking and walking path being built on...