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A local man will soon have the chance to win $50,000. Matthew Ramsaur, a local filmmaker, has been selected as a finalist in the film portion of Prize Fest in Shreveport. Prize Fest is a street festival experience in downtown Shreveport featuring film, music, food and community. Since its first year in 2012, Prize Fest has grown from small town film festival to national recognition for the work of participating artists. Ramsaur said he enjoys working in the film industry. “I work as a freelance videographer making commercials and wedding videos. I’ve been involved in film for the past 10...

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04/12/2014
The Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund — U.S. recently provided Ruston Junior High School with a $13,000 grant. The grant is for the Keep It Technologically Savvy (KITS) program, which prepares students to...
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04/11/2014
Brittany Copponex began to chair the Lincoln Parish Relay for Life in September of 2013 and said she could not think of any better way to give back to the community. “I love the community and I love...
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04/11/2014
The Lincoln Learning Center on Mayberry Street was the locale for the battery of a school teacher on Thursday. At approximately 11:53 a.m. the Ruston Police Department responded to a disturbance at...
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04/11/2014
The annual North Central Louisiana Master Gardeners Plant Sale will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau, located at 2111 N. Trenton...
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04/11/2014
Moraine Valley Community College President Sylvia Jenkins will deliver Grambling State University’s spring commencement address in May. “We are privileged to welcome Jenkins back home to GSU as our...
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04/10/2014
The litter crew of the Lincoln Parish Detention Center picked up trash along Stable Road, east of Burgessville Road, on Wednesday. Supervisor Jerone Jackson said the crew picks up trash along roads...
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04/10/2014
Ruston’s Director of Engineering Services Richard Aillet has retired after almost 14 years with the city. Aillet announced his departure Wednesday via email. He stepped down March 7. “I can truly say...
04/10/2014
Former 5th District Congressman Rodney Alexander said today he isn’t ruling out running for his former job in this fall’s elections. “I’m not saying no to anything,” Alexander, R-Ruston, said this...
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04/10/2014
The Easter bunny will come hopping into Choudrant for a quick visit on Saturday before his yearly rounds to homes around the country on April 20. The annual Easter in the Village event will kick off...
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04/10/2014
One of a mother’s worst nightmares is to find out her child is terminally ill. For Lori Faile, this nightmare became a reality. When Lori’s daughter Ansleigh was 2 years old, she was diagnosed with...