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If all goes according to plan, a former nursing home on East Georgia Avenue will open in November as a behavioral health care facility. Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday granted Lincoln Counseling, LLC’s request to remake the abandoned Alpine Guest Care Center building into an in- and out-patient drug rehabilitation facility. All that remains now that the commission has approved the conditional use permit, is the final OK from the state Department of Health and Hospitals, Chris Salter, of Ruston, the project’s developer, said. The former independent-living apartments that are...

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08/07/2014
The Board of Aldermen for the village of Choudrant met Monday night in regular session. After Mayor Bill Sanderson called the meeting to order, the invocation was given and the agenda for the August...
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08/07/2014
Ruston resident Fred Blake today announced his candidacy for the District 1 seat on the city’s board of aldermen. “I want to continue to help what they are already doing within the district and the...
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08/06/2014
After years of ridicule and bullying from other students, a Washington state native is speaking out. Sonja Provost, now of Ruston, said she was bullied as a child and ended up moving twice in high...
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08/06/2014
In a traffic stop east of Ruston, deputies with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and agents with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team confiscated more than four pounds of cocaine. At...
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08/06/2014
On Tuesday afternoon, a woman allegedly “jumped on” a man, taking more than $50 in the process. Ruston Police Department responded to a simple robbery call at the East Side Mini Mart at approximately...
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08/06/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board began Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled meeting with a congratulations to Ruston Elementary School teacher Tammy Schales for being named Elementary teacher of the...
08/06/2014
The Lincoln Parish Public School system has announced the following schedule for the opening of school. Registration for new students must begin at the Lincoln Parish School Board Office between the...
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08/05/2014
An arrest stemming from a traffic violation has resulted in a Texas man’s apprehension for steroid related charges. Juan Jose Garza, 34, of 903 McVean, Yoakum, Texas, was arrested Monday morning at...
08/05/2014
If things go as planned, Simsboro students could have a safer route to school in the coming years. During the monthly meeting of the Village of Simsboro, Markay Brown, of Meyer, Meyer, LaCroix and...
08/05/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday approved a pair of master service agreements with two local engineering firms. The agreements with Riley Company of Louisiana and Hunt, Guillot & Associates...