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Choudrant High School senior and regional Student of the Year contestant Addison Patton signed a equestrian scholarship with Mississippi College on Friday. Patton, who was born with cerebral palsy, said she is excited at the prospect of being able to ride as she continues her studies to obtain a degree in psychology. “I never imagined I would be here, much less going to school on an equestrian scholarship,” she said. “It’s been a long road, but I’m happy to be able to go to college and continue riding.” Patton, who is currently in the middle of writing a five-part book series titled “...

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04/11/2014
The annual North Central Louisiana Master Gardeners Plant Sale will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau, located at 2111 N. Trenton...
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04/11/2014
Moraine Valley Community College President Sylvia Jenkins will deliver Grambling State University’s spring commencement address in May. “We are privileged to welcome Jenkins back home to GSU as our...
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04/10/2014
The litter crew of the Lincoln Parish Detention Center picked up trash along Stable Road, east of Burgessville Road, on Wednesday. Supervisor Jerone Jackson said the crew picks up trash along roads...
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04/10/2014
Ruston’s Director of Engineering Services Richard Aillet has retired after almost 14 years with the city. Aillet announced his departure Wednesday via email. He stepped down March 7. “I can truly say...
04/10/2014
Former 5th District Congressman Rodney Alexander said today he isn’t ruling out running for his former job in this fall’s elections. “I’m not saying no to anything,” Alexander, R-Ruston, said this...
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04/10/2014
The Easter bunny will come hopping into Choudrant for a quick visit on Saturday before his yearly rounds to homes around the country on April 20. The annual Easter in the Village event will kick off...
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04/10/2014
One of a mother’s worst nightmares is to find out her child is terminally ill. For Lori Faile, this nightmare became a reality. When Lori’s daughter Ansleigh was 2 years old, she was diagnosed with...
04/10/2014
The city of Ruston has received “the best type of opinion you could get” on its 2013 audit, accountant Doug Brewer told the board of aldermen this week. “The city once again ended the year in sound...
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04/10/2014
On Tuesday, the Ruston Fire Department responded to several emergency calls including a car fire at 10:35 a.m. on Interstate 20, pictured above. Eric Brazzel, public education officer with RFD, said...
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04/10/2014
New Tech @ Ruston juniors recently saw their education being applied as they engaged in real-world work experiences during the program’s second year of job shadowing. Each student spent a total of...