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Leader photo by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT - More than 70 units, including marching bands, cheerleaders, sports teams, local festival queens, church groups, businesses and Santa Claus participated in the annual Ruston Christmas Parade Thursday. Among the units was this float from LifeChurchLA. The parade rolled through downtown Ruston before ending at Louisiana Tech’s Joe Aillet Stadium.

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12/16/2013
In a Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s report released today, it was stated that Louisiana Tech University did not have proper controls over money collected at several locations on campus, which...
12/16/2013
What was it like to celebrate Christmas in the days of England’s King Henry VIII? Hear it from His Majesty himself, as portrayed by Southeastern Louisiana University history professor William B....
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12/16/2013
A new child care facility has recently opened its doors to the special needs children in the Ruston-Lincoln area. Todd Craighead, director, is a Registered Nurse and has been in the nursing field for...
12/14/2013
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury officially adopted its 2013 amended budget and 2014 proposed budgets during Tuesday’s monthly meeting at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. A total of $15,527,293 was...
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12/14/2013
The annual Grambling Christmas Parade rolled through Saturday as area residents flocked to the streets to join in on the holiday celebration. Pictured is Santa Claus throwing candy to spectators....
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12/14/2013
Two more Ruston attorneys have throw their hats into the ring for the Third Judicial District Division B judge’s seat, and two others say they’re eyeing the race. Mike Coyle and Ty Storms, both...
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12/14/2013
Ruston resident Reagan Pylant (third from left) is the winner of the Buddy Ball of Ruston Jeep raffle. Pylant received the keys to his new 2014 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4x4 in ceremonies Saturday at...
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12/14/2013
Ian Macaskill remembers getting up in the middle of the night to watch live television coverage of Nelson Mandela walking out of South Africa’s Robben Island prison. He also remembers living in his...
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12/14/2013
On Dec. 8, the Rt. Rev. Jake Owensby, Bishop of the Diocese of Western Louisiana, preached and administered the Rites of Confirmation and First Communion at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer....
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12/14/2013
Pictured are sights from Saturday’s annual Grambling Christmas organized by the Grambling Joy Fund Committee. The parade, themed “Peace, Love and Happiness,” started at New Rocky Valley Baptist...