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An assistant district attorney from Ruston who prosecutes felony cases in Union Parish is mentioned as one of the top candidates to serve as the next United States attorney for the Western District of Louisiana. Kyle Green, who works for 3rd District Attorney John Belton, has been mentioned as one of three candidates to replace Stephanie Finley, who stepped down from the post on March 10. The Western District covers 42 of the state’s 64 parishes. It includes Lafayette — where the office is based — as well as Monroe, Shreveport, Alexandria and Lake Charles. After being in Washington when...

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06/03/2014
The Louisiana Peach Festival is looking to give away a $1,000 prize package to the person who visits the most participating businesses during the festival’s newest event, the Peach Stop. “We wanted...
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06/02/2014
Walking down the carriageway that leads to Ruston’s recently relocated Chartreuse Pear might make residents think they’ve stepped into another city altogether. Located behind The Fashion on West Park...
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06/02/2014
A Texas woman was arrested and charged with auto theft, possession of marijuana and possession of schedule II drugs Sunday night in Lincoln Parish, according to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office....
06/02/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is expected to be asked tonight to change a proposal that, if adopted, will give the city its first neighborhood conservation overlay district. “We will amend it to exclude...
06/02/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board will meet Tuesday night to review end-of–year testing results presented by Testing Coordinator Donna Doss. With the implementation of Common Core standards and the...
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05/31/2014
A Ruston man has been given the maximum sentence of 50 years at hard labor for the attempted second-degree murder of his former girlfriend. Third Judicial District Judge Jay McCallum sentenced...
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05/31/2014
Just before dawn on Tuesday, April 22, the subject appearing in the photo above burglarized two restaurants near Interstate 20 in Ruston. The unidentified subject gained entry to both businesses by...
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05/31/2014
Stepping into the current facilities of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office is much like stepping back in time. The offices, located on the ground floor and basement of the Lincoln Parish Courthouse...
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05/31/2014
When the Rev. Cathy Brewton first dreamed of what is now LifeHouse Ministries, her vision included a flourishing community garden filled with vegetables, fruit trees and flowers. The vision is...
05/31/2014
LifeHouse Ministries will hold its annual barbecue fundraiser from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday at LifeHouse, located at 813 N. Trenton St. Tickets are $10 and are available from any LifeHouse board...