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Ruston residents have the opportunity to show their support for local law enforcement agencies and each other during an All Lives Matter rally set for 6:30 p.m. July 31 at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. The rally is sponsored by the city of Ruston and is the idea of District 2 Alderwoman Angela Mayfield and Shonta Kelly. “It started just looking at Facebook and the various things that are going on in country, the killings and things that are senseless,” Kelly said. She said she doesn’t want the violence to spread to Ruston and believes the way to keep that from happening is for...

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12/22/2013
Area residents should be up and running after Saturday afternoon’s severe weather. Widespread damage was caused throughout Lincoln Parish by high-speed winds. Josh Turner, who was driving north on...
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12/22/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested one man on charges of theft, and they are looking for any information on this man in regards to stolen property. According to the affidavit, on Dec. 11,...
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12/22/2013
Those looking for a spiritual experience to celebrate the Christmas holiday will have plenty of options across various denominations on Tuesday. Several churches are planning special, candlelight...
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12/22/2013
At 2 p.m. Wednesday many people gathered in front of Hibbett Sports, located in the Interstate 20 Shopping Center, to wait for the arrival of the Christmas Air Jordans. Taurus Davis, from Ruston,...
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12/20/2013
Area drivers are likely to encounter lane closures and orange caution cones along stretches of U.S. 167 north and south for some months to come. Louisiana’s Department of Transportation and...
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12/20/2013
Two Lincoln Parish residents remain in jail today on a list of drug charges including creation of a methamphetamine lab. Jamie Nicole Burton, 34, of Choudrant, and Christopher Charles Bell, 30, of...
12/20/2013
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling voted that volunteer firefighters will receive more pay in 2014, while charitable gaming seeking the 5 percent tax to be rescinded was tabled until the...
12/20/2013
Local artists Loretta Owens teamed with long-time friend Gwendolyn Reasoner to illustrate a new children’s book. “Gwen had a dream about this book,” Owens said. “God had came to her and told her she...
12/20/2013
At the Lincoln Parish Detention Center’s monthly meeting on Thursday, Jim Tuten, warden, told the Board of Commissioners that the portable building they approved to purchase from Hico Elementary will...
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12/19/2013
Leader photos by NANCY BERGERON Goats, dogs and shepherds of all sizes gathered around the manger Sunday night as part of the “Good News Christmas Village” live nativity presented by the Junior Bible...