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A mass choir from churches in Ruston and Farmerville will perform a benefit gospel concert for the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center and Lincoln Total Community Action Agency at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. Funds raised from the event will help Head Start get re-established in the wake of a fire that destroyed the center’s main building on Oakdale Street in October, choir director Derik Slaton said. Donations are already being collected, he said. Head Start is a primarily federally funded program for pre-schoolers from mostly low-income families. The city of...

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07/02/2014
Temple Baptist Church’s 17th annual Patriotic Program “America: the Beautiful” is set for 7:30 p.m. today and Thursday in the sanctuary. The program will feature the Temple Sanctuary Choir and...
07/02/2014
According to an independent study, Ruston has the second cheapest car insurance rates in Louisiana. Value Penguin, a research company that focuses on providing objective resources to help consumers...
07/02/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board approved a new skill level compensation plan for noncertified employees of the school district during the regular meeting Tuesday night. “Sometimes its hard to replace...
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07/02/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s football program recently hosted a car wash to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana. The losers of the 2014 T-Day spring game were selected...
07/02/2014
A Ruston man has been arrested by the Ruston Police Department on burglary related charges. Clint Williams, RPD public information officer, said they were contacted regarding the burglary of a...
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07/01/2014
An Arcadia woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a three vehicle collision occurring on Monday at the intersection of Louisiana Highway 33 and Louisiana Highway 821. Louisiana State Police, along...
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07/01/2014
Ira Taylor sits at his cluttered dining room table studying the directions for his latest project, a balsa wood model of an old bi-plane. The struts, he says, need to be redone. Taylor, 89, of Ruston...
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07/01/2014
Sitting outside enjoying cool summer breezes is a favorite pastime of many North Louisiana residents. Swatting mosquitoes, however, is a constant battle when enjoying the great outdoors during summer...
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06/30/2014
Top: Leader photo by KAYLA FRITH- Hundreds gathered on Saturday morning to watch babies hit the mat and crawl their way to the finish line. The Diaper Derby, sponsored by Barnes Portraiture, is one...
06/30/2014
The regular Lincoln Parish School Board meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday with several items up for discussion, including the adoption of participation in a lawsuit against the state.