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With summer almost over, and school just around the corner, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team and The Well Ministries have come together to help families in need with school supplies. “For the last two years, Tara (Stone, of The Well Ministries) and I have been working together to help foster kids and their parents. There are kids in Lincoln Parish that get hurt from a lack of resources,” Donna Bernard, child advocate for DART, said. “So we started a ministry at The Bridge Community Church called The Well to specifically minister to children in foster care and their families — foster and...

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07/18/2017
If you’re thinking about fishing in the Mayfield Park pond, you might want to reconsider. The city began draining the pond Monday as part of a project aimed at deepening the six-acre pond and...
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07/17/2017
Editor’s note: This is the first story in a two-part series updating the community about upgrades to parish schools. After Ruston city schools completed security upgrades on all campuses last year,...
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07/17/2017
As the deadline for sponsors and artist submissions passed Friday, the Ruston Cultural District Board’s Bulldog Project is officially past stage one. Haley Perot, president of the board, said she is...
07/15/2017
Grambling State University, Grambling University Foundation, Inc. and the Grambling University National Alumni Association are calling on all alumni, students and supporters of the university to help...
07/15/2017
The rebuilt East Kentucky Avenue Bridge is scheduled to open at 8 a.m. Monday. The two-lane bridge has been closed since the end of May for widening and shoring along the portion of Colvin Creek that...
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07/15/2017
For 30 years, MedCamps of Louisiana has served thousands of special needs youth from the region to experience one of America’s greatest pastimes — summer camp. “You get introduced to a whole new...
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07/14/2017
Former Lincoln Parish Police Juror Annie Brown is being remembered today for her “heart of gold” and dedication to the community causes in which she was involved. Brown, 88, died July 5. Funeral...
07/14/2017
Ruston police are asking the public’s help in locating the suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Thursday night in the parking lot of a local motel. The incident happened at approximately 10:25 p...
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07/13/2017
The Ruston Farmers Market will hold a Taste of Summer Fest from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the market building, 220 East Mississippi, in downtown Ruston. This annual event will have some new...
07/13/2017
Litterers beware. After Tuesday’s vote by the Solid Waste and Recycling Committee, members of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office will now be patrolling the areas around the centralized waste...