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FARMERVILLE — A spokesman with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has confirmed the agency will soon begin talks with the Union Parish Police Jury about removing trash dumpsters located along state-maintained highways. Information obtained through a public records request filed by The Gazette shows the Police Jury has 76 dumpsters at 27 locations which are on state highways. Rodney Mallett is communications director for DOTD. He said the agency recently received questions about whether the practice was allowable. A letter written to the agency, Mallett said,...

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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...
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08/15/2014
A traffic stop made by the Ruston Police Department resulted in a woman’s arrest. Tankea Shunta Millbrooks, 31, of 166 Greene Lane, was arrested for possession of schedule I drugs with intent to...
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08/15/2014
Ruston’s District 2 Alderwoman Rosalind Jones today announced her bid for re-election. Jones, a Democrat, was appointed to the city’s board of aldermen in July to fill the unexpired term of the late...
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08/14/2014
Below: During the rally, Bell had teachers who had shown leadership capabilities participate in a Q&A session during a Back to School Rally held Wednesday. From left, are sixth grade teacher at...