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Ruston will soon be covered in color as residents do their part to help bring an end to breast cancer during the Fourth Annual Susan G. Komen North Louisiana Color Me for a Cure 5k walk/run. The event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ruston High School. “Our organization as a whole covers 22 parishes (in North Louisiana) and Lincoln Parish is going to be our priority for the next three years because of those parishes, Lincoln has the highest breast cancer mortality rate,” Lindsay Dean, executive director for Susan G. Komen NWLA, said. “I think that is important for people to understand why we are...

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02/16/2017
The North Louisiana Exhibition Center has the following events scheduled for February and March: Saturday and Sunday – Deep South Little Britches Rodeo; Feb. 24-25 – Northeast High School Rodeo....
02/16/2017
Louisiana Tech University will hold the Louisiana Association of Family and Consumer Sciences annual conference today and Friday. The conference will be held at University Hall. Pre-registration is...
02/16/2017
First National Bank is offering a $1,500 Jackie Woodard Whitlock Scholarship for the 2017 year. All graduating seniors from schools in Lincoln Parish are encouraged to apply. The annual scholarship...
02/15/2017
In the last five minutes of the 2017 St. Jude Radiothon on Tuesday, an online pledge of $5,000 pushed the amount raised to $65,658 — more than $2,700 above last year’s total. Earlier in the day,...
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02/15/2017
Friends are remembering Ruston funeral home co-founded A. G. Owens as man who was slow to anger, loved the outdoors and wanted to help people. “He was just a real good friend,” Troy Beasley, of...
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02/15/2017
A second suspect has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the Dec. 28 shooting a Ruston man at his home on Greenwood Drive. Charleston Dunte Mason, 32, of Simsboro,...
02/15/2017
Lincoln Parish Police jurors approved the submission of hazard mitigation grant program applications for both Beacon Light and Arthur Road lift station during their regular meeting Tuesday at the...
02/14/2017
Weather permitting, Mississippi Avenue, between Homer Street and Everett Street, will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday The closure is necessary to allow for utility...
02/14/2017
The Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host a free educational seminar on from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Lincoln Parish Library/Lincoln Community Room, 910 North...
02/14/2017
Representatives of parish and municipal governments, business, education and law enforcement spent about two hours Monday night updating residents on the status of Lincoln Parish. “I’m very...