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A mass choir from churches in Ruston and Farmerville will perform a benefit gospel concert for the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center and Lincoln Total Community Action Agency at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. Funds raised from the event will help Head Start get re-established in the wake of a fire that destroyed the center’s main building on Oakdale Street in October, choir director Derik Slaton said. Donations are already being collected, he said. Head Start is a primarily federally funded program for pre-schoolers from mostly low-income families. The city of...

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11/17/2017
Northern Louisiana Medical Center is offering free assistance to people who are shopping for or renewing health insurance through the health care marketplace. Open enrollment goes through Dec. 15. “...
11/17/2017
The man who died Friday evening after walking into oncoming traffic on Interstate 20 has been identified as 69-year-old James Knox of Riverside, California. The victim’s name was released Thursday by...
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11/17/2017
Louis Cross, the Ruston man wanted in connection with wounding his brother and another man early Sunday morning following a birthday party at Lake D’Arbonne State Park, was arrested here Thursday...
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11/16/2017
More than 33 Lincoln Parish school district sophomores participated in a two-day exercise to brainstorm ideas of how to engage in the community. The first ever Civic Engagement Institute brought...
11/16/2017
Third Judicial District Attorney John F. K. Belton, whose district is Lincoln and Union parishes, will be the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m....
11/16/2017
Support and prayer will help continue the North Central Louisiana Fellowship of Christian Athletes as the organization’s local chapter celebrates 50 years of existence. That was the message from...
11/16/2017
Lincoln Parish voters join their peers across the state Saturday in returning to the polls to elect the state’s next treasurer. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Voters must bring photo ID....
11/14/2017
Lincoln Parish residents wanting to give thanks while enjoying a Thanksgiving meal have the opportunity to attend First Baptist Church of Ruston’s 25th annual “To Ruston with Love” event. The free...
11/14/2017
Shoppers can get a head start on their Christmas gift buying from 6-8 p.m. Thursday during the annual downtown Ruston Main Street Christmas Open House. “Our goal is to promote shopping locally for...
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11/14/2017
Editor’s Note: This is the second part in a two-part series about the creation, focus and future of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. Currently serving more than 200 local children...