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FARMERVILLE — An Alexandria law firm will now represent the Union Parish Police Jury in a suit it has filed against Karl Malone, of Ruston, that is asking 3rd District Court Judge Tommy Rogers to make Malone remove a fence he put up that blocks access to a popular outdoors spot. Until last week, the Police Jury thought staff from 3rd District Attorney John Belton’s office would be representing them at a trial scheduled to start Sept. 28. Belton was granted a motion to recuse his office from representing the jury. On April 26 Rogers signed a motion to recuse after Belton disclosed that an...

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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...
04/10/2014
The city of Ruston has received “the best type of opinion you could get” on its 2013 audit, accountant Doug Brewer told the board of aldermen this week. “The city once again ended the year in sound...
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04/10/2014
On Tuesday, the Ruston Fire Department responded to several emergency calls including a car fire at 10:35 a.m. on Interstate 20, pictured above. Eric Brazzel, public education officer with RFD, said...
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04/10/2014
New Tech @ Ruston juniors recently saw their education being applied as they engaged in real-world work experiences during the program’s second year of job shadowing. Each student spent a total of...
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04/10/2014
Left, Lincoln ACHIEVE Coordinator Cathi Cox-Boniol and New Tech @ Ruston Director Missy Wooley (right) were featured presenters during the recent National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)...
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04/10/2014
As part of its ongoing STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) emphasis, the Lincoln Parish School District kept its Science Olympiad momentum going with another outstanding performance...
04/10/2014
2013-14 Honor Roll List 3rd 9 Weeks “A” Honor Roll Seventh Grade: Samantha Eckert, Sophia Green, Madison Jones and Maritsa Olguin. Eighth Grade: Madison Griffith, Breana Hicks, Avaiyon James and...
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04/09/2014
An ongoing investigation by the Grambling State University Police Department has resulted in the arrest of two GSU students. Warrants for two non-student suspects have been issued. The...