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Dustin Lott traveled across north Ruston this week to discover the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival Peach Hunt prize Tuesday at the Rock Island Greenway and receive a $500 cash prize. “It’s truly a blessing from God,” he said. “It’s just amazing.” Lott, who moved to Lincoln Parish after marrying his wife, Megan, two years ago, said he, his wife and a good friend teamed up to put their heads together and “hunt the prize.” “My wife kept texting me the clues as soon as they came out,” he said. “Yesterday when I got off work, my buddy and I met up and we were thinking (about the first clue) ‘to the...

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06/16/2014
A Ruston man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, reckless operation of a vehicle, possession of a firearm with obliterated serial numbers, driving under suspension,...
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06/16/2014
The 2014 Louisiana Peach Festival has cooked up a tasteful melody of music aimed to appease a variety of rhythmic appetites. Held annually on the fourth weekend in June, this year’s PeachFest...
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06/15/2014
Pictured above is Grambling’s Thelma Williams, grand marshal of the city’s 2014 Juneteenth Parade which rolled on Saturday. Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education...
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06/15/2014
At approximately 12:37 p.m. Friday, Lincoln Parish deputies arrested Paul Gardiner Lathan III, charging him with simple burglary relative to an offense that occurred in Lincoln Parish between the...
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06/15/2014
The Ruston Alumni Chapter of the Grambling University National Alumni Association celebrated in a big way at the third annual scholarship gala Saturday night. The black tie event was held in the...
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06/15/2014
It was a solemn ceremony — a funeral filled with deserved honor and recognition certainly fitting for the occasion as Old Glory was laid to rest on Flag Day. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3615 joined...
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06/14/2014
Top left: Rhikale Fields enjoyed getting her face painted during Saturday’s celebration. Top right: Pictured is Ruston High School student Tim Robinson trying his hand at a hammer smash game during...
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06/14/2014
From top left, clockwise: The top overall team was Bayou Swabbing, consisting of (from left to right) Matt Cheatwood, Madison Cheatwood, Brandon Kelly, Cade Kelly and Jason Dauer. Jace Duncon took...
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06/14/2014
Pictured above is William Sproule of Ruston playing “Taps” during Saturday’s flag retirement ceremony at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Pictured below is the headstone for the grave used to burn pieces...
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06/13/2014
When Thelma Williams stepped off the train in October of 1956. It was 89 degrees. She had a mink coat, her luggage and no idea where her life was taking her. “I wanted to take the coat off,” she said...