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Carter

01/27/2021 - 12:00am
A Jonesboro man has been arrested in Choudrant after allegedly entering two residences without permission, hitting a former live-in girlfriend and threatening to kill himself. Deputies with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff ’s Office arrested Joseph Tyler...

SPORTS

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Leader photo by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT

Senior Markel Jones (with ball) was one of two Bearcats scoring a team-high 14 points Monday night to help lead Ruston High School to a 71-36 win over Homer. Jones is pictured during a home game last week against West Monroe.

01/27/2021 - 12:00am
HOMER — The Ruston High School boys basketball team used the long ball for a strong offensive performance Monday night against Homer. But the Bearcats won the game with their defense. Ruston took control early and never looked back as the Bearcats...

OPINIONS

01/27/2021 - 12:00am
If there’s one thing that President Biden has made abundantly clear, it’s that he will grant an amnesty to an unknown number of illegal immigrants. Not a single individual knows what the exact illegal immigrant population is, and that’s the first...

OBITUARIES

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01/27/2021 - 12:00am
Funeral services for Ross Perritt, 79, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 28, 2021. at First Baptist Church in Ruston. Interment will follow at Cook Cemetery in Ruston. Rev. Clayton Owen and Bro. Tommy Hilton will officiate. Ross died...