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About 150 people, chanting and carrying signs expressing concern for the Earth, marched from the Lincoln Parish Courthouse to Railroad Park and back Saturday as part of a local rally protesting an anticipated move by the federal government to weaken existing environmental protection regulations. “I’m a grandfather who’s concerned about the future of the planet my grandchildren are going to inherit,” Johnny Armstrong, of Ruston, told the citizen-organized People’s Climate Rally. “It would be immoral for us to not do what we can do for the good of our grandchildren’s home,” Armstrong said. “For...

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06/27/2014
The J.P. Fitzmorris Memorial Scholarship was recently awarded to Ruston High School senior, Taylor Brazzel. This scholarship is given in memory of J.P. Fitzmorris, a 1999 honors graduate of Ruston...
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06/26/2014
The Rosemary Ewing Foundation and AT&T are making learning fun again at the Lincoln Parish Summer Literacy Day Camp. Former Sen. Randy Ewing said the program started as a tool to hone reading...
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06/26/2014
Each June, people jump in their cars and travel from all over the place with one thing in mind — several good licks of some sweet Ruston peach ice cream. The Eta Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi has...
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06/26/2014
Many folks may know that Rolling Hills is a thrift store and a ministry. What they may not know is that the store fronts what is one of the largest disaster relief units in the state. “We have been...
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06/25/2014
The Annual Dixie Gem and Princess Peach Pageants are set for July 12. The pageants will be held at Choudrant High School. The Princess Peach Pageant will be held at 10 a.m., and the Outstanding Teen...
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06/25/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has 20 days to appoint someone to fill the unexpired term of late District 2 Alderman Elmore Mayfield. Mayfield, 70, died Monday. State law requires that vacancies of less...
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06/25/2014
Cary T. Brown, a career prosecutor, officially announced that he is a candidate for District Attorney for the Third Judicial District comprising Lincoln and Union parishes. Brown says that after...
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06/25/2014
A man is in custody today after actively evading the Ruston Police Department for several months. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer for RPD, said at approximately 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, the...
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06/25/2014
Darkened skies and pouring rain gave way to bright smiles and handshakes Tuesday inside the recently expanded Mortgage Contracting Services building on Celebrity Drive in Ruston. MCS is a property...
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06/24/2014
Long-time Ruston Aldermen Elmore Mayfield has died at age 70. Mayfield apparently suffered a massive heart attack at his home Monday evening and later passed away at Northern Louisiana Medical Center...