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Approximately 86 local businesses will partner with 20 Lincoln Parish schools to help with community outreach programs through the 2016-17 school year. The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE collaboration celebrated the programs ninth year with a kick-off event and luncheon Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center. Melanie Colvin, Lincoln Preparatory School assistant director, said the program helps in a number of ways including helping fund several scheduled events at the school such as teacher appreciation day, incentive activities and parent-teacher conferences. “We...

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09/18/2013
At approximately 3 a.m. Wednesday, Ruston Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Circle K on 1705 North Service Rd E. “The clerk (on duty) said that three black males came in and ordered...
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09/18/2013
Long-time Union Parish Sheriff Bob Buckley passed away Tuesday morning after a battle with cancer. Buckley was diagnosed in May of this year and was undergoing chemotherapy treatments. “Bob was a...
09/18/2013
For the third consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University has achieved a Tier One ranking among “National Universities,” according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Best Colleges list released...
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09/18/2013
There were plenty of dreamers at the Ruston High field adjacent to the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department on James Street Saturday. And some may see their dreams of showing off their football...
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09/17/2013
Lincoln Parish residents are not strangers to volunteering. This is especially true within the Lincoln Parish Fire Department. However, volunteering for LPFD is different in that it requires...
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09/17/2013
Law enforcement in Louisiana and especially North Louisiana lost a leading figure this morning. Union Parish Sheriff Bob Buckley, 65, passed away early this morning after a long battle with cancer. “...
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09/17/2013
Ruston Police Department arrested one man for an outstanding warrant with attempted murder charges Monday night. At 7:39 p.m. Monday night, Brandon Rayshon Jenkins, 30, of 121 Calvin St., was...
09/17/2013
An official with Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity said Monday the organization is frustrated that no one has come forward with information about last month’s vandalism at the group’s new house on Western...
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09/17/2013
Ruston was electric Sept. 12. As satellite trucks swarmed around Joe Aillet Stadium, waiting to broadcast the nationally televised football game against Tulane, thousands of additional visitors...
09/17/2013
The Sikes Wolf Creek Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Sikes, in Winn Parish. Festival gates will open at 4 p.m. Friday and will remain open until 8:30 p.m. On Saturday, gates will...