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State Rep. Rob Shadoin is resigning his House seat to become deputy counsel to Louisiana’s secretary of wildlife and fisheries. Shadoin said Monday night he expects to resign within the next 14 days. His new job starts in early October. Because Shadoin’s House term isn’t up until the end of 2019, a special election will likely be called in the spring to fill the soon-to-be-empty seat. The second-term Republican lawmaker from Ruston said he’s resigning now in order to give anyone who might want to run for the seat “time to think and pray” about it. “My goal, as it has been from the beginning,...

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09/09/2018
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Louisiana Pain Care. They are located at 1809 Northpointe Lane, Suite 101 in Ruston. Congratulations to Doctors John L....
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09/09/2018
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Lululemon Ruston. Lululemon is a yoga inspired athletic apparel company. Lululemon Ruston is located beside CrossFit Ruston...
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09/09/2018
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for The Exchange — A Ross Lynn Foundation Program. The program is a membership based coalition of knowledge, resources, and...
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09/08/2018
SHREVEPORT — Origin Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Origin Bancorp, Inc., has announced that it has promoted Larry Little to the role of Louisiana state president. Little has served the...
09/07/2018
GRAMBLING — The city of Grambling continued its efforts to revamp water meters across the city during Thursday night’s regularly-scheduled City Council meeting at Grambling City Hall. Grambling’s...
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09/07/2018
Pictured above, Ruston resident Gina Jones, far right, visits with (left to right) Louisiana State Parks Manager Wesley Harris, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office Chaplain Jerry Whitman and LPSO reserve...
09/07/2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators began the fourth and final day of hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh today, but with the nominee finished answering questions the day they seemed unlikely...
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09/07/2018
The city of Ruston has received a $1,500 CenterPoint Energy Community Partnership Grant for a thermal imaging camera. Receiving the grant check from CenterPoint Ruston are area manager Chris Gray,...
09/07/2018
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will not answer federal investigators' questions, in writing or in person, about whether he tried to block the probe into Russian interference in the 2016...
09/07/2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — The pace of hiring in the United States quickened in August, and wages grew at their fastest pace in nine years — evidence that employers remain confident despite the Trump...