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More than 51 Ruston High School students received their certificates of completion from Teach One to Lead One. T1l1 is a program takes at-risk students through a 14-week journey, teaching the principles based from Christian scripture through local mentors. Walter Allen, the Lincoln Parish coordinator of the program, said having 51 students finish the program was “phenomenal” and that he couldn’t be “more proud of what they have accomplished.” “I’m proud of all of these students,” he said. “This is something they worked hard at and they’ve earned it.” The program, which was based in Lincoln...

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11/17/2014
This week, local residents have the chance to spread Christmas cheer all around the world by simply taking a few minutes to fill up a shoebox with small gifts. Today through Nov. 24, residents can...
11/17/2014
Baton Rouge — The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is asking residents to prepare themselves for another round of severe winter weather. The National...
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11/17/2014
Two Lincoln Parish residents remain in the parish detention center today charged with auto theft in the alleged heist of a late-model Cadillac from Bossier Parish on Saturday. Brittnie Samantha...
11/17/2014
Residents hoping to help the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team will have a special opportunity to do so this week.
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11/17/2014
First Baptist Church of Ruston will serve its traditional Thanksgiving meal, “To Ruston with Love” to area citizens at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Ruston Civic Center. For the past 22 years, FBC has...
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11/16/2014
Two people were transported to Northern Louisiana Medical Center Saturday afternoon following a rollover wreck between a Ford F-150 pickup and a Chevrolet Suburban at the intersection of Georgia...
11/16/2014
This is the third in a series of articles to be published by the Daily Leader concerning expediting adjudication in Lincoln Parish. Lincoln Parish Detention Center Warden Jim Tuten has been crunching...
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11/16/2014
Residents attempting to overtake a school bus either in the city limits of Ruston or in Lincoln Parish will face hefty fines. James Payton, transportation supervisor for the Lincoln Parish School...
11/16/2014
Be bold and caring. That was the challenge presented to 310 Louisiana Tech University graduates Saturday by keynote speaker Dr. Phillip Rozeman during the school’s 310th Commencement Exercises at the...
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11/15/2014
The First Baptist Church Mom’s Day Out and prekindergarten class enjoyed Fire Safety Week with the Ruston Fire Department. Preschool minister Pam Flowers said students enjoyed the really big fire...