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A Choudrant man who was selected for early parole and probation under Louisiana’s new Justice Reinvestment program has been arrested for burglarizing the same business that led to his 2014 conviction. Jeffery Brian Davis, 47, of 4889 Hwy. 145, was arrested Thursday by Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s deputies and charged with simple criminal damage to property and simple burglary in connection with a break-in at Waterworks District No. 3. The waterworks office is located on Highway 80 between Ruston and Choudrant. Davis, who was living in Monroe at the time of his re-arrest, is being held at the...

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10/22/2014
Editor’s Note: Louisiana voters will be asked to decide on 14 proposed amendments to the Louisiana Constitution on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Leader will be running a series of articles provided by the...
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10/22/2014
Larry Pannell, head of the music department, head band director and associate professor at Grambling State University recently signed several prints of artist Frank Kelley’s, pictured right, work...
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10/21/2014
Xerium Technologies in Ruston unveiled its new expansion, which allowed them to hire 12 additional employees, during an open house on Monday afternoon. The business, which is located on McDonald...
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10/21/2014
Ruston Police Department is eliciting the help of residents to apprehend a suspect in a shooting which occurred Friday night. Deputy Chief Clint Williams said officers from the Uniform Patrol...
10/21/2014
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission made history Monday night when it approved the first mobile food vending application made under the city’s amended zoning ordinance. Commissioners unanimously...
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10/21/2014
Choudrant’s John Livingston is well known for his gardening skills. But even Livingston has been surprised by this year’s orca-like okra crop. That’s because he’s harvested enough of the plant to...
10/21/2014
Editor’s Note: Louisiana voters will be asked to decide on 14 proposed amendments to the Louisiana Constitution on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Leader will be running a series of articles provided by the...
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10/20/2014
Five area residents and an organization will be honored at the Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce annual Community Contributions Banquet Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. The evening begins at...
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10/20/2014
Woodworking was a tradition passed down from father to son for Manuel Fonseca. Fonseca, an inmate at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center for the past two years, credits his father for his love of...
10/20/2014
Editor’s Note: Louisiana voters will be asked to decide on 14 proposed amendments to the Louisiana Constitution on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Leader will be running a series of articles provided by the...