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Jim Taylor Ford of Ruston donated $8,000 to Choudrant High School from their Drive 4 Ur School event held Sept. 20 at Jim Taylor Ford. The money will be used to buy incentives for CHS students and supplies for teachers, said Tony Antley, CHS principal. “We’re just real excited to have a partner like Jim Taylor Ford that gives generously to our community,” he said. Drive 4 Ur School is an annual event that raises funds for local schools through Ford, said Don Robertson, Jim Taylor Ford owner. For every valid test drive taken in a Ford vehicle at the event, Ford will donate $20 up to $6,000...

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12/11/2016
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana voters chose Saturday to send Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy to the U.S. Senate, filling the nation's last Senate seat and giving the GOP a 52-48 edge in the...
12/11/2016
Lincoln Parish voters approved a pair of property tax renewals Saturday that will generate a combined $4-plus million for road and bridge maintenance and construction. Complete but unofficial returns...
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12/11/2016
Santa Claus throws candy to children at the annual Grambling Christmas Parade Saturday in front of the Grambling Christian Center. The parade delivers healthy snacks along with candy to area children...
12/11/2016
Newk’s Eatery is expected to reopen for business today following an incident Friday where a piece of the ceiling fell down The restaurant, located at 301 South Vienna St., closed around midday Friday...
12/11/2016
At 9:30 a.m. Monday, the A.E. Phillips Choir will present “Christmas Messiah for Young Voices” at the Dixie Center for the Arts. “This is a children’s version of the Handel oratorio ‘Messiah,’”...
12/11/2016
Ruston police are once again reminding residents to lock their vehicles and remove the keys following a vehicle theft and three vehicle burglaries on the city’s north side last week. As of Friday...
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12/10/2016
Hillcrest Cares October was Breast Cancer Awareness month and Hillcrest teachers, students, together with the employees of First National Bank donated $500 to Wiggin’ Out. November was Diabetes...
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12/09/2016
Leader photo by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT - More than 70 units, including marching bands, cheerleaders, sports teams, local festival queens, church groups, businesses and Santa Claus participated in the...
12/09/2016
If Congress approves legislation now before it, the Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative could be back in the chase for federal dollars. That’s the word brought to the group Thursday by Joe...
12/09/2016
Getting into the holiday spirit is an easy thing when you are having fun, and the Lincoln Parish Library’s Children’s Department will be doing just that in the upcoming weeks. The library will host...