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A tip received by the Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Office has led to the arrest of a Ruston man on a list of charges stemming from the alleged kidnapping and rape of a young woman in Jackson Parish. Desmond Brewster, of 1301 Davis Blvd., in Ruston, was arrested Wednesday through the joint efforts of Jackson Parish and Lincoln Parish sheriff’s deputies, along with Ruston city police. Brewster, 26, is charged with second-degree rape, second-degree kidnapping, false impersonation of a police officer, aggravated batter and false imprisonment. He remains in the Jackson Parish Correction Center on $1...

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07/30/2010
The Christian Home Educators Fellowship of North Central Louisiana is going to kick off their school year with food, information and demonstrations next month. The kick-off and information fair event...
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07/30/2010
Thousands of residential and commercial Ruston power customers saw lower electric bills this month. This is thanks to a one-time credit to their power bills as part of a lawsuit settlement with...
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07/29/2010
Forget about any formal introductory proceedings for Louisiana’s District 5 team at the 2010 Big League World Series. Anyone who lives in Easley, S.C., and is familiar with the late summer 16-18...
07/29/2010
Firefighters with the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to the scene of an abandoned structure fire in the southwest corner of the parish Wednesday evening. The fire destroyed an abandoned...
07/29/2010
While the Louisiana Community and Technical College System has taken a $2 million budget hit for the upcoming 2010-11 academic year, the Ruston branch of Louisiana Technical College will not be...
07/29/2010
A 68-year-old Ruston man is dead after a witness saw him jump off the Bonner Street Bridge Wednesday evening, said Ruston Police Chief Steve Rogers. Rogers said the man was identified as John Kimble...
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07/29/2010
“Some kids come dragging in because Mom and Dad said that they had to. But when they leave they say ‘That was fun. I want to come back tomorrow. Are they doing it again?’” Holmes said. Holmes, who...
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07/29/2010
A 25-year-old suspect faces felony charges after deputies arrested him this week for allegedly burglarizing a church. If convicted, James Tomlinson IV, of 512 Pea Ridge Road, would serve a minimum of...
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07/28/2010
Residents in the Downsville area could soon be walking above more than dirt and pebbles. Located approximately 9,000 feet below ground is the Vaughn Sand Reservoir, which Sawgrass Storage LLC hopes...
07/28/2010
The Third Judicial Court has sentenced a Ruston man to seven years in prison for simple burglary charges in the Green Mountain Drive and High Point Drive areas of Ruston. William Henry Ledford, who...