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Earnest Miles III remembers accidently dropping and breaking a television remote from his top bunk bed when he was 6-years-old. “I thought, ‘My dad is going to be so angry when he sees this,” said Miles, who is now 28. Miles frantically began to put the pieces back together one-by-one, aligning the number pad on the base, putting the wires back in place and eventually screwing everything back. “It was a lot easier than I thought it would be,” he said. “From then on I just liked building stuff. I loved technology.” Little did Miles know at the time that rebuilding a broken remote would start a...

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08/06/2014
In a traffic stop east of Ruston, deputies with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and agents with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team confiscated more than four pounds of cocaine. At...
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08/06/2014
On Tuesday afternoon, a woman allegedly “jumped on” a man, taking more than $50 in the process. Ruston Police Department responded to a simple robbery call at the East Side Mini Mart at approximately...
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08/06/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board began Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled meeting with a congratulations to Ruston Elementary School teacher Tammy Schales for being named Elementary teacher of the...
08/06/2014
The Lincoln Parish Public School system has announced the following schedule for the opening of school. Registration for new students must begin at the Lincoln Parish School Board Office between the...
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08/05/2014
An arrest stemming from a traffic violation has resulted in a Texas man’s apprehension for steroid related charges. Juan Jose Garza, 34, of 903 McVean, Yoakum, Texas, was arrested Monday morning at...
08/05/2014
If things go as planned, Simsboro students could have a safer route to school in the coming years. During the monthly meeting of the Village of Simsboro, Markay Brown, of Meyer, Meyer, LaCroix and...
08/05/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday approved a pair of master service agreements with two local engineering firms. The agreements with Riley Company of Louisiana and Hunt, Guillot & Associates...
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08/05/2014
When primary election day dawns Nov. 4, Theresia Campbell will be in high gear. Campbell, of Hilly, is commissioner-in-charge of the voting precinct at Colvin Memorial in Unionville. It’s her job to...
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08/05/2014
After many rewarding experiences, Ruston native Anna Blake will be handing down her crown as Miss Spirit of Ruston. The 2013 Miss Spirit of Ruston was the youngest contestant in the Miss Louisiana...
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08/04/2014
In a project that has been two years in the making, Anytime Fitness will be almost double in size in the next few weeks. During a groundbreaking ceremony held on Wednesday, staff members and owners...