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FARMERVILLE — A spokesman with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has confirmed the agency will soon begin talks with the Union Parish Police Jury about removing trash dumpsters located along state-maintained highways. Information obtained through a public records request filed by The Gazette shows the Police Jury has 76 dumpsters at 27 locations which are on state highways. Rodney Mallett is communications director for DOTD. He said the agency recently received questions about whether the practice was allowable. A letter written to the agency, Mallett said,...

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05/01/2014
Area art lovers are in for a treat on Friday night when the Ruston Spring Gallery Crawl kicks off from 6-9 p.m. in downtown Ruston. Bonnie Ferguson, owner of Pastry Moon and event organizer, said...
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05/01/2014
Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home is excited to announce Alan Robertson will join his uncle Si Robertson in the upcoming fundraising event in Ruston on May 9. All proceeds of the event will...
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05/01/2014
The Ruston Police Department this week hosted the Louisiana Forgery and Fraud Investigator’s Association annual conference. RPD Capt. Eric Hanna is the 2014 president of the LAFFIA.
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05/01/2014
Louisiana State University College presented its annual “Celebration of Excellence” Spring Awards program on April 1 at The Club on Union Square. University College awarded $64,000 through 55...
05/01/2014
Principal’s List Third grade Johnathan Brantley, RJ Brown, Ashlyn Cripps, Ginger Johnson, Cole Maestrini, Gisele McAllister, Semaj McDonald, Alaina Moffett, Grace Morrison, Ti anna Murray, Samuel...
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05/01/2014
Cedar Creek junior Brock Blackwell of Arcadia has been invited by the U.S. Naval Academy to attend its Summer Seminar program. Blackwell is among a select group of approximately 2,500 men and women...
05/01/2014
From the Principal, Ms. Hilton Hillcrest celebrated 90 years! Everyone helped to get ready for our birthday party. Thanks for all the great help. We had many who sent memorabilia to display and many...
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04/30/2014
Ruston Community Theatre’s “All Because of Agatha,” a comedic play by Jonathan Troy is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. with a matinee to air at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dixie...
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04/30/2014
A Ruston man has been apprehended by local law enforcement on simple kidnapping charges. Stavono Manez Caldwell, 47, of 1501 E. Line Ave., was arrested and booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention...
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04/30/2014
His work and concern for the community is being noticed across the nation. Kevin Singh, an associate professor of architecture at Louisiana Tech University, was selected as one of Building Design +...