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Leader photos by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT Top photo: From left, Sadie Smith, Sadie McGill and Savannah Dorking, Louisiana Tech University cheerleaders, wave to the Louisiana Peach Festival 2016’s “A Peach of My Heart” Parade crowd Saturday in downtown Ruston. Pictured right, Burris Wollsieffer, Monster Moto CEO, was the grand marshal for this year’s parade.

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01/01/2014
Local residents and community leaders have resolved to make 2014 a better year. Chief Donnie L. Watson of the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 is focused on his job for the new year. “(I resolve)...
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01/01/2014
The desire to make the holidays perfect unfortunately results in some people overextending themselves financially. For some, this is just one more stone in their mountain of debt. Many people will...
01/01/2014
Advance tickets to Ag Expo 2014 will save adults $2 each. General admission at the door for Ag Expo will be $7 for adults; advance tickets are $5 each. Children under 6 are admitted free. Advance...
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12/31/2013
LAW ENFORCEMENT Ruston makes international news Lincoln Parish became the subject of international news earlier this year when 3-year-old Max Shatto, an adopted Russian boy, died unexpectedly in...
12/31/2013
CALHOUN, La. (AP) — Authorities say a cattleman and farmer from Calhoun was killed in a four-wheeler accident on his ranch. Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Maj. Mike Moore told The News-Star deputies...
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12/30/2013
A man is dead after a series of violent events that reportedly culminated in an officer involved shooting. According to a press release, at midnight Sunday, the Ruston Police Department responded to...
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12/30/2013
Sharon Ohler, of Versailles, Ky., pictured right, trotted her horse And He’s Gold around the track Saturday during the Western Pleasure class.
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12/30/2013
As the new year is only a couple days away and residents think of what their New Year’s Resolution will be, a popular choice will be to reduce, reuse and recycle. For the past year, Steve Jones,...
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12/28/2013
The Lincoln Parish Museum has received a new donation and display that will be up through early March. James White, a Ruston native, is responsible for drawing the 78 different churches that are on...
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12/28/2013
One day, Lincoln Parish Superintendent Danny Bell believes the school system will be able to look at a screen and tell exactly where every student in the school system is located. While that day is...