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Seven area animal control and rescue agencies are joining together in what agency officials say is the biggest rescue effort ever in Northeast Louisiana. Some 141 dogs and cats, including Jacks, shown here getting a bath, will be loaded onto transport vehicles in Ruston on Tuesday bound for new adoptive homes in California. Jacks is one of eight dogs accepted from Ruston Animal Control. Volunteers helped bath and ready the dogs on Saturday. From left are Jayden Shipley, Mason Thompson, both of West Monroe; Britney Hammons, of Jackson Parish, and Stephanie Judd, from West Monroe. Judd is with...

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09/02/2017
Left: From left, Catherine Kozar, 5, and Jude Falting, 5, play on the train set during the Rock The Railroad Event Friday at Railroad Park. The pregame event is a collaboration between Louisiana Tech...
09/01/2017
Louisiana Tech University football fans have the opportunity this evening to rev their excitement for the Bulldogs home-season opener while also helping victims of Hurricane Harvey. The city of...
08/31/2017
State Rep. Rob Shadoin is expressing guarded optimism that a bipartisan group of House members might be able to help find a solution to Louisiana’s budget crisis. The informal group of lawmakers led...
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08/31/2017
With thousands displaced in Hurricane Harvey’s wake, Lincoln Parish is doing its part to help neighbors in need. Carlyn Harbour, general manager of Best Western Plus in Ruston, said this morning the...
08/31/2017
Louisiana State Police have identified the man killed in officer-involved shooting Tuesday with a Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s deputy as Joshua Mark Cloud, 22, of Knoxville, Tennessee. Cloud died after...
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08/31/2017
For 17 year old Allison Elizabeth Gauthreaux, of Dubach, being a senior company dancer for the Twin City Ballet Company, a student of LG Dance Studio in Ruston and a Second Degree Black Belt with the...
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08/30/2017
Gov. John Bel Edwards has tapped Grambling Mayor Edward Jones to serve on the Louisiana Workforce Investment Commission. The appointment was made on Friday, and runs through June 30, 2023. Jones...
08/30/2017
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker and the city’s fire department polled the highest ratings on a recent online public opinion survey, while the city’s streets scored rock bottom. Results from the voluntary...
08/30/2017
A Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s deputy’s bulletproof vest may have saved his life Tuesday during a shootout that left the suspect dead. The incident occurred around noon after Deputy Kyle Luker attempted...
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08/29/2017
Like hundreds of thousands of others in the Gulf Coast region 12 years ago today, Ruston residents Dr. J. Roman and Jennifer Farrar lives would change forever. While Roman Farrar was working to...