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The long-awaited Tarbutton Road project should be a step closer to going out for bids today. Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday approved what officials hope is the final supplemental agreement with the state Department of Transportation and Development involving the project. Mayor Ronny Walker signed an agreement Monday evening and sent it overnight to DOTD administrators in Baton Rouge. “This agreement designates what part of the roadway around the junior high school is the state’s, is the city’s and is the parish’s,” Walker said. Tarbutton Road runs in front of Ruston Junior High School...

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07/10/2013
This holiday weekend was very busy for the Lincoln Parish Fire Department. Since July 4 they have responded to four residential fires and one woods fire. On July 4, LPFD responded to a structure...
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07/10/2013
Ruston Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle crash at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The accident began in front of Trinity Methodist Church on the North Service Road and came to a stop on the other side...
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07/10/2013
Marksville — Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that Shreveport native, Kix Brooks will perform in the Mari Showroom on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are on sale now at Paragon...
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07/09/2013
The Ruston Police Department apprehended a suspect in an arson case, that was being investigated by the Ruston Fire Department. Personnel responded to a mobile home place at approximately 8:07 p.m....
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07/09/2013
In Monday’s edition of the Daily Leader we published that a Ruston boy had been missing since Friday. Jonathan Verret, 18, called his grandfather Monday night at approximately 8:30 p.m. Mark Colvin,...
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07/09/2013
For more than 15 years, one family has been dedicated to making a difference in the lives of unwanted pets and animals. “My mom started all of this in 1996,” Melissa Simons said. “It started when she...
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07/09/2013
“As I sat out on my deck at the beach house we were staying in I saw the parachutes of people parasailing and I wondered if that was something that I would be able to do,” Ruth Sanderson said....
07/09/2013
The main objective at the July Village of Choudrant meeting earlier this month was to approve a revised copy of the 2012-13 fiscal year budget. Council members previously approved the budgets in June...
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07/08/2013
In June, Summer Literacy Day Camp was held at Glen View Elementary School for qualifying students entering first grade in Fall 2013. The program was made possible due to a generous donation from...
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07/08/2013
A Ruston family is asking for help in locating a family member they say has been missing since Friday. Jonathan Verret, 18, of Ruston, was last seen Friday in the northeast Los Angeles area. He was...