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Ruston’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4742 is warning area residents of a scam it has learned of that has been occurring across Ruston in recent months. VFW Post 4742 Commander J.D. Harper said he was reminded of the scam over the weekend as he was attending a state VFW meeting in Baton Rouge. “My wife called and said that there was a man at an interstate exit ramp red light saying that he was collecting money for the local VFW post,” Harper said. “He was asked if he knew J.D. Harper and he just looked at her funny, like ‘who is that and why are you asking?’ “I’ve heard about this happening...

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05/31/2014
U.S. Senator David Vitter recently met with students from Ruston Junior High School in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington D.C. Seventy students were visiting Washington as part of a school...
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05/31/2014
Argent Financial Group, a diversified Southern wealth and financial services firm responsible for more than $6 billion in client assets, recently expanded its Louisiana team with the addition of...
05/31/2014
Clement Industries, a manufacturer of industrial trailers, will conduct a job fair from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. June 11 at Northwest Louisiana Technical College, or NWLTC, located at 9500 Industrial...
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05/30/2014
Tim Bisping, associate dean of graduate programs and research and associate professor of economics, has been named interim dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business, replacing James...
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05/30/2014
Grambling residents are preparing to celebrate freedom at the annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival, an eight-day event that will kick off at 6 p.m. June 12 with opening ceremonies. Although Juneteenth...
05/30/2014
Residents in low-lying areas around Lake D’Arbonne learned the hard way in April the state’s new $9 million flood control project wasn’t keeping water off their property. The chairman of the...
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05/30/2014
Grambling State University held a dedication ceremony Tuesday for its Legacy Square and Legacy Brick Project surrounding the new statue of “Eddie” the Tiger in the Plaza of the GSU quad in front of...
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05/29/2014
The finishing touches are being made to the five-year project that is the new Lincoln Parish Sherriff’s Office facility. The complex, located on 161 Road Camp Road in Ruston, has cost more than $5...
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05/29/2014
The driver suspected of fatally striking a pedestrian early Wednesday morning on Interstate 20 has been charged with felony hit-and-run. Whitney Janay Gaston-Loyd, 21, of Shreveport, was arrested...
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05/29/2014
Ruston Police Department Deputy Chief Tim Parker, second from left, looks at a shadow box containing insignia and other memorabilia from his 25 years with the department during a recent retirement...