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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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07/29/2014
Fifth District Congressman Vance McAllister has introduced legislation that he says will allow more veterans to receive treatment at VA medical centers. The Rural Veterans Access to Care Act expands...
07/29/2014
Local residents will have an opportunity to hear about a variety of topics this weekend. For the second time, Trailblazer Recycling and Development will host the Big Event in Grambling. The event...
07/29/2014
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07/29/2014
Money magazine has ranked Louisiana Tech University as one of the nation’s best college values according to its 2014 Best Colleges list released Monday. Of the nation’s approximately 1,500 four-year...
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07/28/2014
The willingness of an alert passer-by to make a 9-1-1 telephone call enabled law enforcement officers to quickly apprehend two suspects in a weekend armed robbery, Ruston Police Chief Steve Rogers...
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07/28/2014
The Lincoln Parish Library held a special celebration for Batman’s75th birthday at 4 p.m. Saturday in the LPL’s community room. Youth came to view paraphernalia, books, videos, apparel and other...
07/28/2014
While some people can’t get enough of Shakespeare or Jane Austen, others might have wondered what would happen if the authors mixed a little science fiction or fantasy into those critically acclaimed...
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07/26/2014
Newly appointed District 2 Alderwoman Rosalind Jones has signed the paperwork making her an official member of Ruston’s Board of Aldermen. Jones was named to the seat July 14 to serve the unexpired...
07/26/2014
Sixty-three local, district and statewide positions are up for re-election this fall, but how many of those will actually appear on the Nov. 4 primary ballot depends on outcome of next month’s...
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07/26/2014
North Louisiana has long been known for producing world-class athletes. Lincoln Parish has always produced its fair share and is leading the way this year as five of six new inductees to Ark-La-Tex...