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Retiring 3rd Judicial District Court Judge Cynthia Woodard said she will take the time to figure out what her plans are now that she will be stepping down in early 2018. “I will still have a presence in the community, but it is time to spend some time with my family — my children and grandchildren,” she said. “As a judge, you always have to be prepared to be in the area to sign search warrants or emergency custody proceedings. Your presence is always here. I’m still healthy and active and get to do what I want to do. I want to give myself some time to think about what I want to do.” Woodard...

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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for the grand opening event at Sears Hometown Store to welcome the new owners, Adam and Kelli Harris. The Harrises started their Sears...
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The city of Grambling will host mayors from five historic black towns across the United States. Grambling Mayor Ed Jones said the group Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance, Inc., was formed...
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As part of the second amendment, American citizens have the right to bear arms, and while some citizens are unable to use those weapons for the purpose of hunting game there is a group dedicated to...
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Kip Franklin spends his days planning for things he hopes never happen. As director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, it’s Franklin’s job to make sure...
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A.E. Phillips has held a ceremony on 9/11 for the past 12 years to honor and remember the people who lost their lives during the terrorist attack on Washington D.C. and New York City on Sept. 11,...
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09/11/2014
Some of Ruston’s Section 8 housing tenants may find themselves having to pay for an extra bedroom or move to a smaller unit. The city’s board of aldermen on Monday approved a recommendation from the...
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The Raffle quilt for the Louisiana Chicken Festival is ready. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and may be purchased at the Dubach Restoration and Beautification Office in Dubach or from local...