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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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07/18/2014
Employees of the Lincoln Health Unit are doing everything they can to combat the rapid growth of sexually transmitted diseases in Lincoln Parish. But, until the state restores the two-thirds of the...
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07/18/2014
Multiple residents were arrested Thursday on drug-related charges. Tony Deland Eley, 43, of 1239 Oil Field Road, Dubach, was arrested on one count possession with intent to distribute schedule II...
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07/17/2014
Responding to more than 3,000 calls each year, Ruston Fire Department personnel have their jobs cut out for them. But community members may not understand why certain equipment is sent to the various...
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07/17/2014
In a multi-department execution of a search warrant two Ruston residents have been arrested on multiple drug-related charges. Chiquita Jones, 26, and Juakese Lowe, 29, both of 1300 Stewart St., were...
07/17/2014
Lincoln Parish residents will have an opportunity to participate in the upcoming Hunter’s Education Program. Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone announced recently that the sheriff’s office would be...
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07/17/2014
During the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Control news of a possible exhibit was discussed. Library Director Vivian McCain said the library is getting everything together to apply for the...
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07/17/2014
Top left: Pea Ridge Rito 6041 won reserve grand champion bred-and-owned bull at the 2014 Louisiana Junior Angus Field Day on May 24-25 in Lecompte. Dalton Jones, of Dubach, owns the August 2013 son...
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07/16/2014
The Louisiana National Guard Youth ChalleNGe program is turning young people’s lives around and Ruston native Preston Ponder is living proof of that. “I had some problems I had to stand up to and not...
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07/16/2014
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies made an arrest early this morning after a pregnant woman was reportedly beaten. At 1:54 a.m., LPSO deputies traveling down Louisiana Highway 145 witnessed a...
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07/16/2014
Anyone looking for an alternative to traditional smoking is invited to check out Altitude Vapor Lounge located at 975 Tech Drive, Suite 4. The vapor lounge is the first of its kind in Ruston and...