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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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08/18/2014
While the size and location might have changed, everything else at Ruston’s Locker Room is business as usual, Yvonne Craft, co-owner of the store, said. Regular customers may have been surprised at...
08/16/2014
Austerity measures put into place this year will continue if Ruston’s Board of Aldermen approves the Hollingsworth administration’s proposed budget for the 2015 fiscal year. The almost $55 million...
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08/16/2014
ocal doctor’s offices and hospitals will be offering breast-feeding information to mothers. The La Leche League of Ruston was recently awarded $4,900 by the Lincoln Health Foundation to be used to...
08/16/2014
During the monthly Board of Aldermen meeting for the city of Grambling, several residents were in attendance to express their concerns of various topics. Grambling resident Claude Aker had previously...
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08/16/2014
Louisiana Water Resources Commission Chairman Scott Angelle is promoting continued improvement in water management throughout the state, including possible expansion of the Sparta WaterFest, an...
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08/16/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours was hosted by Princeton Place Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center on July 15 at 1405 White Street in Ruston. This special Summer...
08/16/2014
Hampton Inn Ruston has been recognized with a 2014 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award. Now in its fourth year, the award celebrates hospitality excellence and is given to establishments...
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08/16/2014
On March 24, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservations Service (NRCS) welcomed Kody Meaux as the new District Conservationist in Ruston. "I grew up in Abbeville, Louisiana,...
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08/15/2014
BATON ROUGE — The tentative timeline for Grambling State University’s presidential search must be reworked, said Search Chair and University of Louisiana System President Sandra K. Woodley.  The...
08/15/2014
Residents who have been wondering who their great grandmother or great-great grandfather is or have considered digging up their family roots, but don’t know where to start, are in luck. From 1-4 p.m...