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Approximately 496 Glen View and Cypress Springs Elementary Schools students signed up to participate in the Lincoln Parish School district’s Enhanced School Calendar pilot program. Schools Superintendent Mike Milstead said 262 Cypress Springs students registered along with 242 Glen View students as of Friday’s registration deadline. “This is fantastic,” Milstead said. “This will help the program move along two or three years and we hope to see the numbers continue to grow.” School officials hoped roughly 500 students would sign up for the pilot program created to help with the “summer slump...

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06/25/2014
A man is in custody today after actively evading the Ruston Police Department for several months. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer for RPD, said at approximately 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, the...
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06/25/2014
Darkened skies and pouring rain gave way to bright smiles and handshakes Tuesday inside the recently expanded Mortgage Contracting Services building on Celebrity Drive in Ruston. MCS is a property...
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06/24/2014
Long-time Ruston Aldermen Elmore Mayfield has died at age 70. Mayfield apparently suffered a massive heart attack at his home Monday evening and later passed away at Northern Louisiana Medical Center...
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06/24/2014
The 2014 annual Peach Festival Diaper Derby, sponsored by Barnes Portraiture, is set for 11 a.m. Saturday in the Trinity Center of the Trinity United Methodist Church. There will be four categories...
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06/24/2014
Ruston native Lee Denny has been volunteering with the Louisiana Peach Festival for a number of years, and he said the 2014 edition is a big year for change. Among the changes for the festival, which...
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06/23/2014
Baker Langford, of Arcadia, was recently out picking blueberries at Pop’s Blueberry Patch, located at 7223 Highway 822 in Dubach. Residents are allowed to pick their own blueberries, or they can buy...
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06/23/2014
The sounds of Americana will once again come to the Dixie Center for the Arts when the Russ Town Band takes the stage for its annual Louisiana Peach Festival concert. The free concert is at 2 p.m....
06/23/2014
In response to recent reports of panhandling in the community, the Ruston Police Department is encouraging residents to be charitable, but to do so wisely. In reference to citizen complaints of a man...
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06/21/2014
The Lincoln Parish Courthouse has served the area residents well since 1960, but many public officials and police jury members believe it is high time for an upgrade. “I think it’s a good thing to...
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06/21/2014
A Ruston man is out on bond today after being arrested Thursday on charges of false personation of a peace officer and possession of a firearm on the premises of an alcoholic beverage outlet. Jason A...