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The rainy weather held off long enough on Sunday to allow many community members to venture out to Lincoln Parish Park for the annual Picnic in the Park event. Pictured above are Gamma Chis painting the faces of youngsters.

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09/11/2013
As soon as mid-October, the Lincoln Parish School Board could achieve unitary status in the decades-old desegregation case that forced the redistricting of all four Ruston elementary schools during...
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09/11/2013
Reports out of Grambling State University early this morning say the school has terminated the contract of head football coach Doug Williams. Williams confirmed the firing via phone call. “The...
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09/11/2013
Ruston High School Senior Benjamin Serio, son of John and Donna Serio, was announced as one of the approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These...
09/10/2013
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has approved an amended ordinance that restricts the authority of the city building official, but some residents and one alderman say the board moved too fast. “They’ve let...
09/10/2013
The city of Ruston has a new $55.1 million budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. Aldermen approved the spending plan Monday night on a 4-1 vote, with only Alderman Elmore Mayfield objecting...
09/10/2013
FARMERVILLE (AP) — Spearsville Police Chief Steve E. Bodine, accused of aggravated rape of a child under the age of 13, has been indicted by a Union Parish grand jury. The 64-year-old Bodine was...
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09/10/2013
Sometimes small city living is all one needs. Four years ago, Britt Choate brought Counter Culture back to Ruston. Knowing that, in 1977, the original Counter Culture first opened on Arizona Avenue...
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09/10/2013
Grambling State University has been selected the school of the month for September by the Tom Joyner Foundation, and sophomore Pierre L. Moore was named the first of four Hercules Scholars. “It’s...
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09/10/2013
The first winner of the 52-Gun Raffle, which is benefiting the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department, is Tim Coats. Surrounded by some of the Choudrant Volunteer Firefighters, Coats is holding the Rock...
09/09/2013
The lack of funding for Grambling State University has led to higher tuition, fewer resources and several employee layoffs. In five years, state funding for GSU has dropped from $31 million to $14...