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FARMERVILLE — An Alexandria law firm will now represent the Union Parish Police Jury in a suit it has filed against Karl Malone, of Ruston, that is asking 3rd District Court Judge Tommy Rogers to make Malone remove a fence he put up that blocks access to a popular outdoors spot. Until last week, the Police Jury thought staff from 3rd District Attorney John Belton’s office would be representing them at a trial scheduled to start Sept. 28. Belton was granted a motion to recuse his office from representing the jury. On April 26 Rogers signed a motion to recuse after Belton disclosed that an...

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10/08/2014
Amending the budgets for the 2013-14 fiscal year was the main order of business for the village of Choudrant during their regularly monthly meeting on Monday night. Municipalities are given the...
10/08/2014
The village of Simsboro Board of Aldermen met Monday night to discuss possible improvements to the downtown area as well as water and sewer reports. Markay Brown, a senior project manager presented...
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10/07/2014
At 3:45 p.m. Monday on Louisiana Highway 33 Lincoln Parish School District bus No. 66, with approximately 25 children on board, was involved in an accident. According to reports from Eric Brazzel,...
10/07/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board will meet in regular session tonight to discuss several items including updates on various capitol improvement projects such as additions to Cypress Springs Elementary...
10/07/2014
Downtown shoppers will soon have an additional hour to leave their vehicles parked in the same parking place before being ticketed. Ruston’s Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a package of...
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10/07/2014
On Oct. 18, Cedar Creek senior Erik Eklund will join talented young piano players from across the globe in the Louisiana International Piano Competition.
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10/07/2014
The smiles on the children’s faces said it all, and was more than enough reward for those who chose to spend their time lending a helping hand. After all, that’s what Buddy Ball is all about. Another...
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10/06/2014
Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 officials were unable to determine the cause of a Friday morning blaze that resulted in extensive damage to a mobile home on Salem Road, according to LPFD officials...
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10/06/2014
A Ruston man faces second-degree battery changes today after a weekend altercation with his father-in-law. Sheriff’s deputies arrested Matthew Allen Smith, 21, of 215 Brothers Road, around 1:30 a.m....
10/06/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board filled a financial gap for the local truancy office after the state failed to reimburse grant monies for three consecutive months. Truancy, according to Merriam-...