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NEWS

New Pafford proposal now in writing

Photo courtesy of Pafford EMS
Pafford Emergency Medical Services has provided Lincoln Parish’s Ambulance Service Committee with a draft contract to provide EMS to parish citizens outside the city of Ruston beginning Jan. 1.

08/17/2022 - 12:00am
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury would have an option of signing a one-year contract for ambulance service with Pafford EMS under the terms of a new draft agreement from the company. Pafford also pledged to install a “ring down” button in the parish...

SPORTS

Ruston High hosts Bearcat  Madness
08/17/2022 - 12:00am
Ruston High fans turned out in full force Friday for the annual Bearcat Madness celebration at Hoss Garrett Stadium. What’s a high school sporting event without the Ruston High School Band and the danceline? Fans had an opportunity to see the Cats...

OPINIONS

Burnout barometer says we’re toast

By Nancy Bergeron

08/17/2022 - 12:00am
I’m cooked. Done. Toast. So are my coworkers. The last ounce of creative juice has been squeezed out of us like wringing a limp dishrag. Indeed, the same malady has befallen all our media brothers and sisters in Louisiana. The whole kit and caboodle...

OBITUARIES

John Frank Herren
08/17/2022 - 12:00am
Graveside services for John Frank Herren will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Harmony Chapel Cemetery in John Frank Herren of Homer, was born May 9, 1926, in Hico, and passed away on August 12, 2022, at the age of 96.  He is preceded in death by...