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Ruston’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4742 is warning area residents of a scam it has learned of that has been occurring across Ruston in recent months. VFW Post 4742 Commander J.D. Harper said he was reminded of the scam over the weekend as he was attending a state VFW meeting in Baton Rouge. “My wife called and said that there was a man at an interstate exit ramp red light saying that he was collecting money for the local VFW post,” Harper said. “He was asked if he knew J.D. Harper and he just looked at her funny, like ‘who is that and why are you asking?’ “I’ve heard about this happening...

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08/09/2014
A five-year dream has officially become a reality for public officials. The newest addition to the parish, the Lincoln Parish Safety Complex held a ribbon cutting on Friday where a grand tour of the...
08/09/2014
Often at the bottom of the list when it comes to positive rankings, Louisiana has apparently ranked very well in a survey measuring states’ friendliness toward small businesses. Thumbtack, in...
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08/09/2014
Lincoln Parish’s own, Tammy Schales, a Ruston Elementary School teacher, has been named Elementary Teacher of the Year for the state of Louisiana. The process of being selected for the prestigious...
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08/09/2014
Local members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People invited Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo to speak at the First Annual Community Scholarship Prayer Breakfast in Grambling...
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08/08/2014
More than 100 girls from age 4 to sixth grade participated in the annual Ruston High cheerleaders annual cheer mini clinic held in the RHS boy’s gym this week August 4-7. The participants gave a...
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08/08/2014
The suspect in an alleged simple battery — domestic violence case, admittedly told police he knew it was wrong, after being apprehended on Thursday night. Johnathun Moore Jr., 24, of 1024 S. Clay St...
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08/08/2014
After several days of investigating, the Ruston Police Department have taken a burglary suspect into custody. RPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Clint Williams said officers with the Uniform Patrol...
08/08/2014
Ruston High School was recently named No. 1 in 2013-14 Advanced Placement testing scores — beating out all schools in the Northeast Louisiana Region and placing among several magnet schools...
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08/07/2014
The Ruston Farmers Market will close for a short break after the 8 a.m. to noon Saturday market day until early October 2014. The market is located in the public parking lot on the corner of...
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08/07/2014
In the 2014 Legislative session, Louisiana lawmakers revamped several laws affecting motorists. Laws affecting everyday drivers include a school zone cell phone ban, Louisiana Litter Law updates and...