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In 1967, Mayor William “Ikey” Sanderson traveled back from Shreveport with the first Choudrant fire truck. The purchase would make the beginning of the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department and included six men, Wayne Brooks, Regan Aswell, Tommy Taylor, Bill Harper, Eddie Parnell and Sanderson. Twelve years later, the department purchased a 1972 Ford truck to rebuild into a working fire truck and construction on a fire station began. In 1980, the Ruston Fire Department donated the first helmets and coats with regular leather gloves. Two years later, the department received its first new bunker...

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04/25/2014
Luisa Rebull, associate research scientist with the Spitzer Science Center at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), will visit Louisiana Tech University, April 28 to discuss her work in...
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04/24/2014
A home built with love is something residents used to look for when purchasing a new home. And Don Love, a local homebuilder, developer and interior designer, was typically the man for the job....
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04/24/2014
A Ruston man was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly stabbing a man at the EZ Mart on California Avenue. According to the arrest affidavit, Ruston Police Department officers were dispatched to...
04/24/2014
The Board of Control of the Lincoln Parish Library held a special-called meeting on Wednesday. During the meeting the board immediately went into executive session to discuss a personnel issue. Once...
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04/24/2014
Ben Serio, a senior at Ruston High School, has been selected as one of 1,000 National Merit Scholarship recipients throughout the country. Ben was chosen out of 16,000 candidates to compete in the...
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04/24/2014
The Dubach Art Show and Silent Auction, “Art Rocks!,” will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 10.The Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization (DRABO) will sell $5 plate lunches that...
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04/24/2014
Ruston Elementary would like to give a big thank you to the Ruston High cheerleaders and football players. They came to our school and helped us get pumped up and ready for the test! The students and...
04/24/2014
Principal’s List First grade:
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04/23/2014
Hillcrest Elementary School is asking residents in the area to help them celebrate their upcoming 90th anniversary, and one way they can do this is to donate memorabilia. “Anyone in the community who...
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04/23/2014
At approximately 9:50 a.m.Tuesday, an accident occured at the 97 mile marker on Interstate 20. According to the Louisiana State Police Public Information Officer Albert Paxton, the accident involved...