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A group of approximately 25 Vietnam War re-enactors will be at the North Louisiana Military Museum on Aug. 5 to show residents some of the implements of war and talk about the conflict. The come-and-go event is free of charge. The display will be set up from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on and around the museum grounds, located at 201 Memorial Drive. A weapons demonstration will be held at noon and 3 p.m., museum Director Ernie Stevens said. The re-enactors will be dressed in period uniforms and carrying authentic gear, Stevens said. Though they will not do any actual re-enactment, group members will...

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06/19/2017
This year there will be more than a congratulatory handshake for the winners of the Louisiana Peach Festival Cookery Contest. The adult grand prize will be $1,000 worth of products from Le Creuset,...
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06/17/2017
Ruston police have arrested a former Ouachita Parish educator on sex crime charges stemming from when he was a student teacher at Ruston High School. Christian Jamaal Amos, 25, of Ruston, was...
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06/17/2017
State Rep. Patrick Jefferson (D-Homer) throws candy to parade attendees Saturday during the festival’s annual parade in downtown Grambling.
06/17/2017
There’s nothing better to kick off a celebration than a parade. When Ruston celebrates Christmas, it all starts with a parade. And when Louisiana Tech University celebrates Homecoming, it all starts...
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06/17/2017
Four days before the Wednesday that Megan Faulkner will never forget, she was talking with an acquaintance about enrolling her 16-month-old son in baby swimming lessons. She didn’t know that before...
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06/17/2017
Top Left: Local residents cruise down Main Street in downtown Grambling during the 45th annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival. Top Right: Juneteenth festivalgoers walk down the hill at the entrance of...
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06/17/2017
Top Left: From left, Little Miss Juneteenth 2017 Charity Willis, 10, Miss Junior Juneteenth 2017 Jade Smith, 11, and Miss Juneteenth 2017 Amaya Wright listen to Alter Ego, of Shreveport, during the...
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06/17/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Paradigm Gym. Paradigm is a 37,000 square foot state-of-the-art gym/recreation facility. It will accommodate area and state...
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06/16/2017
Many peaches will be consumed, and it will get messy, during the Cobbler Gobbler and Peach Eating Contests at the 67th annual Louisiana Peach Festival. The $1,000 grand prize Cobbler Gobbler Eating...
06/16/2017
A new local environmental activist group said it’s disappointed but not surprised by President Trump’s recent decision to cancel the United States’ commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement. The...