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FARMERVILLE — An Alexandria law firm will now represent the Union Parish Police Jury in a suit it has filed against Karl Malone, of Ruston, that is asking 3rd District Court Judge Tommy Rogers to make Malone remove a fence he put up that blocks access to a popular outdoors spot. Until last week, the Police Jury thought staff from 3rd District Attorney John Belton’s office would be representing them at a trial scheduled to start Sept. 28. Belton was granted a motion to recuse his office from representing the jury. On April 26 Rogers signed a motion to recuse after Belton disclosed that an...

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08/14/2017
By his own admission, not much excites Dr. Jeffrey Weeks. But he’s ecstatic about the new 3D mammography machine that goes live at Ruston’s Green Clinic on Thursday. “This machine will save lives,”...
08/14/2017
A bi-partisan group of state House members will hold their initial meeting today in Baton Rouge in attempt to come up with a plan that will draw enough legislative support to move Louisiana off dead-...
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08/12/2017
A district court jury has found Steve Devon Hardyway guilty of attempted first-degree murder and armed robbery of the Subway restaurant on West California Avenue. The verdict was rendered Friday...
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08/12/2017
In 1987, a small group of artists and arts-enthusiasts came together with the goal of developing a regional arts center and a gallery where local artists could display and sell their work. This year...
08/12/2017
BATON ROUGE — A Ruston dentist whose brother-in-law worked at the Shaw Group in 2012 was acquitted Thursday on federal insider trading charges relating to the announcement that year that Shaw was...
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08/12/2017
P.E. teacher Loy Seal, top photo, directed students to their classes as Cypress Springs Elementary School opened for the first half day of classes Friday. Bottom photo, teachers and faculty greeted...
08/11/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury Public Property and Buildings Committee took no action on a vote to authorize solicitation for letters of interest and statements of qualifications related to...
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08/11/2017
A large tree crashed through the roof of this duplex located at 1601 Tech Farm Road on Thursday afternoon. Ruston firefighters had to cut through several limbs and a door to free the occupant from...
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08/11/2017
Ruston native and local franchise owner Jeremy Telford will open the city’s first standalone Chick-fil-A restaurant Thursday, bringing 86 new jobs to Lincoln Parish and the chance for 100 adults to...
08/11/2017
Closing arguments were set to begin at 9 a.m. today in district court in the attempted first-degree murder and armed robbery trial of Steven Devon Hardyway. Hardyway, 25, is charged in the Nov. 4,...