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A Choudrant man who was selected for early parole and probation under Louisiana’s new Justice Reinvestment program has been arrested for burglarizing the same business that led to his 2014 conviction. Jeffery Brian Davis, 47, of 4889 Hwy. 145, was arrested Thursday by Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s deputies and charged with simple criminal damage to property and simple burglary in connection with a break-in at Waterworks District No. 3. The waterworks office is located on Highway 80 between Ruston and Choudrant. Davis, who was living in Monroe at the time of his re-arrest, is being held at the...

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12/16/2017
Experiencing the holiday season through the eyes of young children, within the walls of a school building, may very well be one of the greatest gifts bestowed on educators. The students at Glen View...
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12/16/2017
Members of the I.A. Lewis Student Council delivered a Christmas gift to their Adopt-A-School sponsor, the Law Offices of Woodard and Clement. Children pictured (left to right) are Rylie Ramsey,...
12/15/2017
Leaders of the Sparta Groundwater Commission will meet Monday to discuss whether the legislation that created the commission needs to be revised to meet the panel’s long-term goals. The meeting is...
12/15/2017
Ruston police continue their search today for suspects who stole a forklift and dump truck from two construction sites then proceeded to remove an entire automatic teller machine from local credit...
12/15/2017
The Ruston Farmers’ Market will end its 10th season with record vendor sales. Vendor sales were well over $212,000, a 19 percent increase over 2016. Dasia Canales, market manager, said she was proud...
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12/15/2017
Members of the Shreveport Mudbugs hockey team took over the ice at Ruston’s artificial ice rink Thursday to perform drills, sign autographs and teach the basics of the game to more than area...
12/14/2017
Lincoln Parish students will not presently be impacted by the Board of Regents recent decision on how high school students can earn college credit through dual enrollment courses. Lincoln Parish...
12/14/2017
BATON ROUGE (AP) — New rules will govern how high school students can earn college credit through dual enrollment courses. The Advocate reported the Louisiana Board of Regents approved the new...
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12/14/2017
Darlene Griffith holds on to Carlton Griffith as they ride the mechanical “reindeer” during the Tech the Halls event at Louisiana Tech University Tuesday.
12/14/2017
Today is the deadline to submit nominations for the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s 98th annual awards banquet scheduled for Jan 16. Award nominations still up for grabs are the Robert E. Russ...