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Retiring 3rd Judicial District Court Judge Cynthia Woodard said she will take the time to figure out what her plans are now that she will be stepping down in early 2018. “I will still have a presence in the community, but it is time to spend some time with my family — my children and grandchildren,” she said. “As a judge, you always have to be prepared to be in the area to sign search warrants or emergency custody proceedings. Your presence is always here. I’m still healthy and active and get to do what I want to do. I want to give myself some time to think about what I want to do.” Woodard...

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09/23/2017
Retiring 3rd Judicial District Court Judge Cynthia Woodard said she will take the time to figure out what her plans are now that she will be stepping down in early 2018. “I will still have a presence...
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09/23/2017
Super Doodie, right, driven by Anji Bryan, takes the lead in a heat against Choudrant Fire during Saturday’s National Outhouse Races in Choudrant. Super Doodie also defeated Choudrant Fire in the...
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09/23/2017
A Ruston High School junior earned a 36 ACT composite score — the highest possible. Davis Glen Ellis, 16, is one of, on average, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT to earn...
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09/23/2017
Eli Beech, 4, of Ruston, reaches to paint on the mural being done on the wall of a Interstate-20 underpass. About 100 local residents turned out Saturday for a community paint day. The mural, one of...
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09/23/2017
The students at Grace United Methodist Church Preschool are learning just how much fun they can have at school. School is a new experience for most of the children, but they are adjusting well to the...
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09/23/2017
Cypress Springs Elementary School recently completely a collection in support of local Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The school publicized the initiative on the CSE Facebook page as well as sent...
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09/23/2017
Kyle McDonald, chairman of Argent Trust Company, a Ruston-based company, has announced Kevin Reed as market president and the company plans to open a New Orleans office. Reed has over 30 years of...
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09/23/2017
Local State Farm Agent, Kim Dupree, center, was in the Top 3 for the Northeast Louisiana Better Business Bureau Good Neighbor Torch Award for 2017. The Good Neighbor Award recognizes businesses who...
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09/22/2017
Planet Fitness recently announced that it will be opening its first health club in Ruston. The site will be located at 103 North Service Road East, and will mark the fifth club in northern Louisiana...
09/22/2017
Lincoln Parish parents and guardians interested in kindergarten through 12th grade online public schooling can visit with University View Academy representatives from 1-3 p.m. today at the Lincoln...