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An assistant district attorney from Ruston who prosecutes felony cases in Union Parish is mentioned as one of the top candidates to serve as the next United States attorney for the Western District of Louisiana. Kyle Green, who works for 3rd District Attorney John Belton, has been mentioned as one of three candidates to replace Stephanie Finley, who stepped down from the post on March 10. The Western District covers 42 of the state’s 64 parishes. It includes Lafayette — where the office is based — as well as Monroe, Shreveport, Alexandria and Lake Charles. After being in Washington when...

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02/03/2014
Many people know Hazel Hunter as the Lincoln Parish Police Jury president. What they may not know is that Hunter is also a seasoned seamstress who has recently had the opportunity to literally make...
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02/03/2014
Gov. Bobby Jindal has appointed Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice to chair the Louisiana Innovation Council (LIC). Guice will lead the LIC as it continues to develop policies designed to...
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02/02/2014
A grass fire off of La. Highway 145 and Emory Road in Choudrant Saturday afternoon burned five acres of grass and scrub before being contained by firefighters from the Choudrant and Lincoln Parish...
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02/02/2014
After four decades of exemplary and dedicated service to his alma mater, Joseph R. Thomas Jr., is calling it a career and retiring as Louisiana Tech University’s vice president for finance and...
02/02/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked Monday to agree to spend up to $15,000 as the city’s share of the possible purchase of state-owned property on Lake D’Arbonne that could become the site of a...
02/02/2014
Artists interested in having their design considered for the 15th annual John Simoneaux Memorial Jam T-shirt have a little less than two weeks to submit their work. “I always pick judges, and I pick...
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02/02/2014
***Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of features running in February in recognition of Black History Month. For some 25 years is a lifetime, but for Grambling Chief of Police Tommy Clark...
02/01/2014
Judy Copeland has many dreams for what she wants the Chamber to be able to offer to its members. Her first vision, since being named President of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce in December...
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02/01/2014
Travis Napper, President/CEO of the Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau was, installed as Treasurer of the Louisiana Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (LACVB) Board of...
02/01/2014
Kindergarten The kindergartners at Glen View had a very eventful December! The Junior Auxiliary of Ruston came to Glen View to read a story to the kindergartners and they also brought a special...