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FARMERVILLE — A Monroe man was killed Sunday when the single-engine aircraft he was piloting crashed into Lake D’Arbonne. Union Parish Sheriff Dusty Gates said the Federal Aviation Administration will likely order an autopsy to determine how 71-year-old David Lockard died. Lockard’s Facebook profile states he was employed by Ruston Aviation. Someone answering the phone at Ruston Aviation this morning said they could not confirm he was employed by the company. 9-1-1 dispatchers received a call Sunday at 5:04 p.m. from residents living near the crash site area reporting a plane had gone into...

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08/22/2014
As the prep and college football season starts up, youngsters in the parish looking to knock helmets on the gridiron are in luck as Ruston Parks and Recreation will be offering tackle football for...
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08/22/2014
Maggie Jones Boudreaux currently has an exhibit on display at Parish Press. An opening reception was held on Wednesday, where locals were able to speak with the artist and admire her work. Pictured...
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08/21/2014
Northern Louisiana Medical Center, one of the 206 hospitals under Community Health Systems, was part of a cyber-security breach occurring in April and June, said Elizabeth Turnley, director of...
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08/21/2014
The annual Gun, Knife, Coin and Boat show will be in Ruston over the weekend. Hosted by the Ruston Lincoln-Chamber of Commerce, the event has taken place in Ruston for the last three years. Chamber...
08/21/2014
Sales tax collections for the second quarter of this year are up slightly, but the increase is largely because of a flurry of oil and gas activity in the parish, Sales and Use Tax Administrator Jerry...
08/21/2014
The number of candidates in the Nov. 4 primary election is growing. Qualifying for the 63 offices up for grabs locally, regionally and statewide began Wednesday and continues until 4:30 p.m. Friday....
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08/21/2014
Lincoln Parish School Board President Otha Anders will once again be vying to keep his seat as the District No. 10 representative because he says he wants to “continue to help make a difference in...
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08/20/2014
Candidates for local and district offices literally lined the walls and the hall at the Lincoln Parish Clerk of Court’s office this morning as qualifying began for the Nov. 4 primary. At one point,...
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08/20/2014
Immigration and improving the 5th District were among the issues discussed during the town hall meeting held by 5th District Congressman Vance McAllister on Tuesday in Grambling. McAllister, R-Swartz...
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08/20/2014
Ruston District 1 Alderwoman Glenda Howard today announced her bid for re-election. “Being a member of the council has afforded me a first-hand look at how working closely together can get so many...