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BATON ROUGE (AP) — John Schroder, a Republican businessman and former legislator, won a special election Saturday for state treasurer. Schroder had 56 percent of the vote over Democrat Derrick Edwards, according to complete, unofficial returns. Schroder will take over a post vacated by John Kennedy, a popular Republican who left the job early after winning election to the U.S. Senate. Schroder was the front-runner in the competition after Republicans in the six-candidate October primary split 67 percent of the vote. Edwards raised few dollars for the race and did far less advertising than...

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08/11/2010
Lincoln Parish residents will determine in November whether they wish to continue to fund the parish library at the current rate for the next 10 years. Approximately 95 percent of the library’s...
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08/11/2010
Lincoln Parish School System Superintendent Danny Bell had something to say before school board members began discussing whether to pay for a new athletic field house at Ruston High School to replace...
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08/11/2010
Area boys and girls will have an opportunity to showcase their throwing and kicking skills on Sept. 11. For the second year in a row, Ruston Parks and Recreation will present the National Football...
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08/10/2010
Police believe a local man and woman arrested on Saturday evening were selling drugs and making methamphetamines in their home. Jason Edwin Hill, 29, and Haley Hartnett Haymaker, 24, of 3700 High...
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08/10/2010
Some of the political candidates who appeared at a meeting of the North Central Louisiana TEA Party Monday agreed with one another on all of their important issues. Those issues included limiting the...
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08/10/2010
Elaine Guy Levy, the wife of Lincoln Parish District Attorney Bob Levy, passed away at her home in Vienna this week at the age of 62. Levy had battled cancer for 15 months. Friends will remember Levy...
08/10/2010
A fire Monday evening damaged a porch and part of a house trailer on U.S. 167. Lincoln Parish Fire Department Chief Dennis Ford said a man was burning a trash pile near a friend’s trailer at 2669 U.S...
08/10/2010
A train fatally struck a Homer man Saturday at a crossing on Louisiana Highway 563 close to Simsboro. Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office’s Capt. Stephen Williams said that according to personnel, the...
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08/10/2010
First Baptist Church of Ruston is celebrating its 125th anniversary this weekend, with a pair of familiar faces joining in the festivities. Clyde Fant, who served as pastor at FBC from 1962-66, will...
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08/05/2010
The “Shades of Gray” collaborative fine art photography exhibit on Wednesday organized by 102 a bistro and North Central Louisiana Arts Council was anything but dull. The restaurant was packed with...