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A mass choir from churches in Ruston and Farmerville will perform a benefit gospel concert for the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center and Lincoln Total Community Action Agency at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. Funds raised from the event will help Head Start get re-established in the wake of a fire that destroyed the center’s main building on Oakdale Street in October, choir director Derik Slaton said. Donations are already being collected, he said. Head Start is a primarily federally funded program for pre-schoolers from mostly low-income families. The city of...

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09/19/2017
Christian Community Action received 11,131 canned food items by the Rotary of Lincoln during its annual Summer Food Drive for 2017 — surpassing its goal by 1,131 cans. The nonprofit organization that...
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09/19/2017
A Ruston man is being held without bond in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with a list of drug infractions as well as several other possible crimes. Joseph Lloyd Battle, Sr., of...
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09/19/2017
More than 140 dogs and 30 cats are now on their way to San Diego, California, as part of the biggest transportation of shelter animals seen in North Louisiana. Two Rescue Express buses left 4 Paws...
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09/18/2017
Seven area animal control and rescue agencies are joining together in what agency officials say is the biggest rescue effort ever in Northeast Louisiana. Some 141 dogs and cats, including Jacks,...
09/18/2017
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has now declined for four consecutive months according to data released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Continuing its...
09/18/2017
Madison Harris of Houston was one of more than 2,300 students visiting Grambling State University’s High School Day Saturday, experiencing what it means to be a Grambling Tiger. “This is my first...
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09/18/2017
At 105, Agnes “Chi Chi” Grafton likes to stay busy. She exercises three to five times a week and plays Bingo almost every afternoon. “I like to do most anything that comes along,” Grafton, a Ruston...
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09/16/2017
For every soldier who is deployed, there is a mother and father anxiously awaiting their return. Luckily for the parents, there is a group dedicated to being a support system for them while they’re...
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09/16/2017
Third Judicial District judge Cynthia Woodard is retiring as of next year. Woodard, who was elected to the Division A seat in 1996 and then re-elected in 2014, announced in a letter to the Louisiana...
09/16/2017
A Bossier City-based health care company has purchased LifeCare Speciality Hospital of North Louisiana and is now operating the facility as Ruston Regional Specialty Hospital. Priority Hospital Group...