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09/18/2018 - 12:10pm
State Hwy. 822 between Bartlet Road and Hwy. 33 is closed indefinitely as a precautionarly measure while NuStar Energy crews repair an anhydrous ammonia pipeline that ruptured late Sunday afternoon. The road, which had been re-opened Monday afternoon, was closed again this morning when the ammonia...
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09/18/2018 - 12:11pm
Walpole Tire & Service Service, LCC, has been presented with the Better Business Bureau’s 2018 Torch Award for Customer Commitment. The award honors BBB Accredited Businesses and Charity Members that maintain a superior commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace. “We...
09/18/2018 - 12:12pm
Ruston could be on its way to getting another planned unit development, but first the Board of Aldermen has to annex into the city the land upon which the proposed PUD would be built. The Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday recommended to the board that it begin the annexation process for...
09/18/2018 - 12:14pm
Some 309 Lincoln Parish public school teachers are getting a share of more than $350,000 awarded to them in recruitment, recognition and retention incentives. Money for the incentives comes from a federally funded Teacher Incentive Fund grant. The current awards are the first disbursement in the...
09/18/2018 - 12:15pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amid concerns about bottlenecks to access, Louisiana regulators agreed Monday to loosen limits on how many medical marijuana patients doctors authorized to dispense cannabis can treat. Louisiana's State Board of Medical Examiners voted 8-1 to remove a cap established in 2016 that...

Announcements

Mr. and Mrs. Julian and Mary Etta Vanhoof Jr. are proud to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Julian F. Vanhoof Jr., a native of Alexandria, and Mary Etta Andrews, a native of Ruston, were wed on Aug. 24, 1968 at Saint Thomas Catholic Church of Ruston. The two now reside in Stonewall. They...
Haley Leigh Colvin, of Choudrant, and Ragan Lee Bonnette, of Alexandria, are proud to announce their recent engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Bill Colvin, of Choudrant; and Sherri Colvin, of Choudrant. She is the granddaughter of Sue Ann Herter, of Ruston; and...

Sports

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Kentrell Brice has now become a two-edged pest for opponents in the NFL.

The former Ruston High and Louisiana Tech University star has gone...

Leader Sports Service

BATON ROUGE — A record breaking performance by a Northwestern State quarterback and two important stars in LSU’s...

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Ruston High School went undefeated in their own tournament at the Bearcat Brawl this past weekend, taking wins over Vandebilt Catholic, Haughton,...

Editorials

It’s hard to imagine things getting any more exciting for Lincoln Parish football fans than the weekend we have coming up. And that has the Daily Leader feeling a case of...
For a second straight year, Louisiana will have a surplus from last budget year. And while due to rules set by Louisiana’s state constitution, surplus dollars can only be...