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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:08pm
Ruston police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who may be impersonating a police officer. Police received a complaint Wednesday from a citizen reporting they had been stopped early Tuesday afternoon on Celebrity Drive by a black male identifying himself as a police officer. The man approached the citizen’s vehicle stating the citizen had been speeding, Deputy Police Chief Clint Williams said in a statement issued Thursday. “The citizen produced their driver’s license, registration and insurance as requested,” Williams said. “The person identifying himself as an officer...

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Jeff Smith turns passion into strength one T-shirt at a time. The online workout gear business Smith founded four years ago has become an avenue for raising awareness of and research dollars for a...
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04/29/2014
Devon Energy is once again the title sponsor of the Sparta Foundation’s Sporting Clays Competition. The competition will be held June 7 at the West Monroe Sheriff’s Rifle Range. All proceeds from...
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04/28/2014
Kynan Sternitzky, 11, shares a laugh with Champ, Louisiana Tech University’s mascot, during the Buddy Ball of Ruston spring season-ending festivities Saturday. Buddy Ball will resume in the fall....
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04/28/2014
A Ruston man accused of forcible rape of a 15-year-old girl was taken into custody on Friday. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer for the Ruston Police Department, said the original...
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04/28/2014
Local students are learning to wield business skills at a young age thanks to the recent implementation of the “Lemonade Day” project at Ruston, Cypress Springs, Glen View and Hillcrest elementary...
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04/28/2014
About 50 residents of Ruston’s University Hills Neighborhood gathered Saturday at Huckleberry Park to celebrate Earth Day and join in a community picnic. Leading the neighborhood parade were, from...
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04/26/2014
The execution of a search warrant by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement team has led to the arrest of four individuals. On Friday, LPNET agents executed a search warrant at a residence in the...
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04/26/2014
The second annual Hope for Autism 5k race was held at Lincoln Parish Park on Saturday. More than 400 participants came out to show their support for Autism Spectrum Disorder, which affects 1 in 68...
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04/26/2014
The fifth annual Community Trust Bank Crawfish Boil and Silent Auction were yet again a huge success for the March of Dimes. All proceeds raised from the event benefit the March of Dimes in their...
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04/26/2014
Sen. Rick Gallot and the Lincoln Parish Police Jury are getting the ball rolling on a new courthouse for downtown Ruston. However, the ball may be rolling for several years before any ground is...