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A Choudrant man who was selected for early parole and probation under Louisiana’s new Justice Reinvestment program has been arrested for burglarizing the same business that led to his 2014 conviction. Jeffery Brian Davis, 47, of 4889 Hwy. 145, was arrested Thursday by Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s deputies and charged with simple criminal damage to property and simple burglary in connection with a break-in at Waterworks District No. 3. The waterworks office is located on Highway 80 between Ruston and Choudrant. Davis, who was living in Monroe at the time of his re-arrest, is being held at the...

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11/21/2014
At 10:46 p.m. on Wednesday, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F in Monroe responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate Highway 20 just west of Calhoun that claimed the lives of...
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11/20/2014
For approximately 10 years, Fred Pee, of Choudrant, has loaded a trailer full of gift-filled shoeboxes, winter clothing and other items and brought a little holiday cheer to the Navajo reservation in...
11/20/2014
Early voting for the Dec. 6 general election begins Saturday at the Registrar of Voters office located on the ground floor of the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. The voting period continues Monday through...
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11/20/2014
Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz have crisscrossed America, looking through barns and basements for dirty, rusty treasures. The “American Pickers” want to plan a trip to Loui- siana, and are looking for...
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11/20/2014
Choudrant High School is celebrating Homecoming week, with this year noting the 100th anniversary of the school. The Homecoming court will be presented at 1 p.m. Friday. All alumni, including former...
11/20/2014
A Honor roll First grade: Levi Adkins, Luis Bautista, Hunter Bazar, Mackenzie Becks, Aimsley Brown, Ivy Collinsworth, Jose Cornejo, Morgan Crowe, Jolee Dison, Alaina Garlington, Tate Hammond, Jacob...
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11/20/2014
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the November Student of the Month Awards. Following comments by program coordinator Rachel Lilley, each student honoree spoke to the club...
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11/19/2014
Seventeen years in the making, the annual Holidays Arts Tour will kick off Thursday along with Ruston’s Downtown Christmas Open House. HAT is a celebration of the arts in the region: visual artists,...
11/19/2014
The victim in a suspected homicide on Tuesday has been identified. Ruston Police Chief Steve Rogers said the victim has been identified as 22-year-old Markeith Baylor, of Ruston. Rogers added that...
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11/19/2014
The monthly total for actual sales taxes collected this quarter was up by 8 percent and the year-to-date actual collections were up by 5 percent thanks to the oil and gas industry. The Lincoln Parish...