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The desire to improve efficiency of care and offer more individualized attention to patients who don’t have a local doctor has led Ruston’s Northern Louisiana Medical Center to join the growing list of hospitals using hospitalists. Hospitalists are hospital-based physicians who oversee the care of another physician’s hospitalized patients, but don’t care for private patients of their own. The hospitalist directs inpatient care, in effect, becoming the attending physician. After discharge, they are referred back to their primary doctor. Proponents say use of hospitalists increases the time...

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07/14/2017
Ruston police are asking the public’s help in locating the suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Thursday night in the parking lot of a local motel. The incident happened at approximately 10:25 p...
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07/13/2017
The Ruston Farmers Market will hold a Taste of Summer Fest from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the market building, 220 East Mississippi, in downtown Ruston. This annual event will have some new...
07/13/2017
Litterers beware. After Tuesday’s vote by the Solid Waste and Recycling Committee, members of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office will now be patrolling the areas around the centralized waste...
07/13/2017
Lincoln Parish residents will have the opportunity to dump household hazardous waste from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center for free during the Household Hazardous Waste...
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07/12/2017
Choudrant Elementary and High School students will see a 25-cent increase in their breakfast and lunch meal prices this school year. The Lincoln Parish School Board unanimously approved a...
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07/12/2017
The Louisiana Tech University athletics family is mourning today following the death of longtime Tech supporter/benefactor Guthrie Jarrell earlier this morning. Jarrell first came to Ruston as a...
07/12/2017
During the regular meeting of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Tuesday, members voted to accept the recommendation of Lucius McGehee, a registered municipal advisor from Argent Institutional Services,...
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07/11/2017
Constructions crews were out early beginning to tear down Walpole Tire Service’s old office space this morning. Walpole Tire moved into their new facilities, a 6,000 square foot office space located...
07/11/2017
A consulting firm headed by former Ruston Parks and Recreation Director Jay Ellington has been hired to develop policies and procedures for the city’s new sports complex. The Board of Aldermen voted...
07/10/2017
Lincoln Parish history buffs now have the opportunity to learn more about the history of the state and North Louisiana through history journals at the Lincoln Parish museum. Philip Cook, former...