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In 1967, Mayor William “Ikey” Sanderson traveled back from Shreveport with the first Choudrant fire truck. The purchase would make the beginning of the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department and included six men, Wayne Brooks, Regan Aswell, Tommy Taylor, Bill Harper, Eddie Parnell and Sanderson. Twelve years later, the department purchased a 1972 Ford truck to rebuild into a working fire truck and construction on a fire station began. In 1980, the Ruston Fire Department donated the first helmets and coats with regular leather gloves. Two years later, the department received its first new bunker...

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10/09/2014
Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth has proclaimed October as Lighten Up! Lincoln Month. The proclamation ceremony introduced the Second Annual Lighten Up! Community Health Expo set for from 10 a.m.– 4 p....
10/09/2014
Ruston High School is asking the Lincoln Parish community to commit to safe driving during the State Farm Celebrate My Drive event Wednesday through Oct. 24. “Learning to drive is a big step in life...
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10/09/2014
Additions such as a garden and now a greenhouse have been made to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. In February, Warden Jim Tuten and LPDC ventured into the gardening world, and since then they...
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10/09/2014
The Aggies are off to a great start of the 2014-15 school year. Choudrant High welcomes three new teachers: Mrs. Angelica Hale, Spanish teacher, Mrs. Heather Causey, special education teacher and Mrs...
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10/09/2014
Cathi Cox-Boniol, Lincoln ACHIEVE Coordinator, was recently among a group of national stakeholders brought together in Washington D.C. by The Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF). Part of a series...
10/09/2014
Ruston High School will be hosting the Bearcat Classic debate from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, sponsored by Woodard and Clement Law Offices. Several schools from across the state will compete in...
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10/09/2014
More than 165 students were recognized during the Summer Recognition Ceremony held Oct. 2, in Treen Auditorium at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts. Deborah Adeyemi, of Ruston, was...
10/09/2014
A Honor Roll • First grade Luis Bautista, Mackenzie Becks, Aimsley Brown, Autumn Brown, Olivia Cole, Ivy Collinsworth, Morgan Crowe, Jolee Dison, Tate Hammond, Kaleb Holstead, Ke’Shaun Jackson, Jacob...
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10/09/2014
Top: The Ruston Fire Department recently visited students in the Temple Baptist Church Pre-k program. Students enjoyed watching a movie on fire safety and getting a tour of the fire truck. Bottom:...
10/09/2014
Principal’s List • Third grade Amelia Avery, Donovan Breeding, Kyle Caston, Bethany Colvin, Bryant Crook, Matthew Daulton, Jonah Dumas, Joanna Fernandes, Austin Guillory, Pondexter Howard, Khadija...