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BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A man suspected of killing a Wisconsin couple, kidnapping their teenage daughter and holding her captive for three months decided to abduct the girl after spotting her getting on a school bus, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday. Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, told investigators he was driving to his job at a cheese factory one day when he stopped behind a school bus and watched 13-year-old Jayme Closs get on. At that moment, he said, “he knew that was the girl he was going to take,” the complaint said. Police have said the two did not know each other. Prosecutors...

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05/29/2015
Two Louisiana congressmen slammed the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday saying the Proposed Waters of the United States Rule is an overreach of authority. “This was a deal that was made in...
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05/29/2015
The Northern Louisiana Lighting, Lincoln Parish’s semi-pro football team, of the Elite Football League, will try to become the first squad to win an EFL championship in a team’s inaugural season....
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05/29/2015
Following another year of spectacular performances, the Lincoln Parish School District rolled out its seventh annual “Celebration of Champions,” an event designed to shine the spotlight on the best...
05/28/2015
Ruston Junior High School will start a uniform drive beginning Monday through July 31 collecting khaki trousers, skirts, capri’s, polo shirts, belts and sweatshirts. “We are in need of all clothing...
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05/28/2015
The Lincoln Parish Library held its Summer Reading Kickoff Event, “Every Hero has a Story,” from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday at the Library Events Center. Children and parents in the area flocked to the...
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05/28/2015
Alpine Nursing Home celebrated National Senior Health and Fitness Day on Wednesday for the first time. The event allowed residents to engage in activities and spend time with other residents....
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05/28/2015
For the sixth year, Lincoln ACHIEVE and The Rawle Enterprise Center at Louisiana Tech University collaborated to present its “Art Without Walls” exhibit. An outgrowth of the AC/DC Art Project, the...
05/28/2015
NATCHITOCHES — The Department of Student Services at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts hosted its annual leadership awards ceremony on May 12.
05/27/2015
A group of supporters of Downsville Charter School have filed suit in 3rd District Court seeking to block construction of a proposed new Union Parish High School. Reggie Skains, president of the DCS...
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05/27/2015
Bricks 4 Kidz, in collaboration with Louisiana Tech University’s SciTEC, will offer several summer camps from June 1- July 31 for different age groups. Sarah Wages, owner and director at Bricks 4...