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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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02/28/2014
DCS FBLA members attended the District II Meeting at ULM Feb. 5. Congratulations to the following members who placed in their events: •Excellent in Current Events (team event): Reuben Mitchell,...
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02/28/2014
Louisiana Tech University recently held the annual Louisiana Region II Science and Engineering Fair in the TONK at the Student Center. Pictured at right are first place winners Min Teng, McGuire...
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02/28/2014
United Way of Northeast Louisiana hosted a “Celebrating Excellence” awards reception Tuesday in honor of the outstanding employee campaigns and individuals for their extraordinary efforts and...
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02/28/2014
Three men were apprehended at the Grambling Post Office by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team for drug-related charges on Tuesday. According to to the arrest affidavit, at approximately 1...
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02/28/2014
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team made three arrests at approximately 11 a.m. Tuesday. According to the arrest affidavit, at close to 10 a.m. agents responded to an anonymous tip of...
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02/28/2014
Shawna Igou has been an artist her entire life, and on Monday afternoon she was rewarded for her passion. Shawna, a senior at Ruston High School, was named the overall winner of the eighth annual...
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02/28/2014
“Same Time, Next Year,” the romantic comedy written by award winning playwright Bernard Slade, is the next Ruston Community Theatre production. This play is sponsored by Gnemi Financial Services and...
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02/25/2014
Richard Dieter, Walter Moss and Cain Budds (left to right) performed at Sundown Tavern Saturday as part of the 15th annual John Simoneaux Memorial “Johnny Jam” held Friday and Saturday at Sundown...
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02/25/2014
For 13 years Eldonta Osborne has put in time and effort into the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. But if it wasn’t for his past — playing football in junior high and on into the...
02/25/2014
Residents of Grambling may begin receiving better cell phone service if the city chooses to enter into a contract with AT&T. During the February meeting of the board of aldermen, Darren Harrell,...