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Leader photos by CALEB DANIEL
            Lincoln Parish Sheriff candidates (from left to right) Randal Hermes, George Webb and Stephen Williams answered questions from the public Thursday night at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center.

09/15/2019 - 12:00am
Candidates running for Lincoln Parish Sheriff mixed with some 300 voters and answered their questions on stage ThursdayastheRuston Daily Leader held its first in a series of community meet-and-greet events ahead of the Oct. 12 primary election. With...


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            Sophomore fullback Devian Wilson (24) led the Bearcats with 41 rushing yards on six carries during Ruston’s 28-20 loss at Acadiana Friday night.

09/15/2019 - 12:00am
LAFAYETTE — Surviving a turbulent opening 17:30 that resulted in a 21-0 deficit, the Ruston High School Bearcats sprang to life midway through the second quarter Friday night at Acadiana High School. But the Bearcats’ furious comeback failed to come...


09/15/2019 - 12:00am
IN OUR OPINION A win/win situation is always good thing. But a win/win/win situation may be even better. And that’s what Lincoln Parish voters are getting in the upcoming sheriff’s race. Candidates Randal Hermes, George Webb and Stephen Williams...


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09/13/2019 - 12:00am
Lamar S. Buffington of Monroe, Louisiana passed in peace, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at the age of 90. He was preceded in death by wife, Dorothy Dell Barksdale. Survived by his daughters, Helen Simpson and husband, Joseph Simpson, Mary Buffington and...