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Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 11:08pm
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About 150 people, chanting and carrying signs expressing concern for the Earth, marched from the Lincoln Parish Courthouse to Railroad Park and back Saturday as part of a local rally protesting an anticipated move by the federal government to weaken existing environmental protection regulations. “I’m a grandfather who’s concerned about the future of the planet my grandchildren are going to inherit,” Johnny Armstrong, of Ruston, told the citizen-organized People’s Climate Rally. “It would be immoral for us to not do what we can do for the good of our grandchildren’s home,” Armstrong said. “For...

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03/04/2014
Louisiana Tech’s winter quarter commencement exercises were held Saturday, with diplomas awarded to 328 graduates. Commencement marked the close of winter quarter activities at the university, with...
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03/04/2014
Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth will not seek re-election this fall. “I am making my decision public at this time so that anyone who is considering running for this position will have ample time to...
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03/04/2014
The Ruston Fire Department responded to a car fire at approximately 9:40 a.m. Monday on Mayberry Street. They responded with eight personnel in four units — Rescue 1, Engine 11, Engine 13 and Command...
03/04/2014
Development in Ruston became a little easier Monday night when the board of alderman approved almost 60 revisions to the city’s zoning ordinance. All of the changes lessen the constraints of...
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03/04/2014
Joseph Capers, of Grambling, has had a diverse journey since his humble beginnings in Princeton in Bossier Parish. The son of a rural minister, Capers was sent to live with his aunt and uncle in...
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03/03/2014
In honor of Montessori Education Week the local Montessori School held their first Chameleon Crawl held at Lincoln Parish Park on Saturday. The Montessori teaching method is a system of education...
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03/03/2014
Officers with the Ruston Police Department made an arrest on Friday in regards to alleged cruelty to a juvenile. According to the arrest report, officers responded to the scene after they were...
03/03/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school board office to discuss several items, including a suggestion for Simsboro High School...
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03/03/2014
Ruston Fire Department received calls to 18 different emergencies over the weekend. Included were six false alarms, seven medical emergencies, four car crashes, one car fire and one mutual aid to the...
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03/03/2014
Residents looking for a great deal or a chance to clean out the clutter in their homes will have an opportunity to do both this weekend. On Saturday, the Lincoln Parish Library will host their second...