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Ruston’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4742 is warning area residents of a scam it has learned of that has been occurring across Ruston in recent months. VFW Post 4742 Commander J.D. Harper said he was reminded of the scam over the weekend as he was attending a state VFW meeting in Baton Rouge. “My wife called and said that there was a man at an interstate exit ramp red light saying that he was collecting money for the local VFW post,” Harper said. “He was asked if he knew J.D. Harper and he just looked at her funny, like ‘who is that and why are you asking?’ “I’ve heard about this happening...

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02/21/2014
Ruston city utility customers have several new options to make bill paying easier. They can pay online, pay in advance, receive their statement via email or a combination of choices. All of the...
02/20/2014
Louisiana Tech University has entered into a partnership with global IT leader Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Louisiana Economic Development (LED) FastStart, and the Cyber Innovation Center in...
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02/20/2014
For some youth the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana is a home away from home. Tuesday night marked the second time the club would host their Youth of the Year banquet, sponsored by...
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02/20/2014
At approximately 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Ruston Police Department responded to a downed electrical line at Maple Street and Alabama Avenue. Police reported that a beverage truck, turning into a parking...
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02/20/2014
On Feb. 5, Ruston High School FBLA Secretary Nina Collins was officially elected as the FBLA District II Vice President. Nina captured the attention of all conference delegates with her excellent...
02/20/2014
Grambling High School’s junior class recently held a fundraiser for their classmate, Torrance Ford Jr. “T.J.,” as he is fondly called by many, was seriously injured in a car accident last October...
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02/20/2014
Parents and teachers alike showed up to an Internet safety seminar to learn about the dangers of things like social media and online predators on Jan. 28. Lori Allen, LPC from the Methodist Children’...
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02/19/2014
When Grambling State University looked last fall to “significantly ramp up the university’s alumni affairs, friendraising and fundraising efforts,” it looked to a familiar face. Last December GSU...
02/19/2014
The Lincoln Parish Sales Tax and Use Commission met Tuesday to discuss collections and year-to-date earnings as well as an impending problem with local sales taxes being lost to Internet sales....
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02/19/2014
At approximately 2:30 p.m. Tuesday a single motor vehicle accident occurred at U.S. Highway 167 and the Interstate 20 eastbound onramp when a small red sedan struck a the light pole. Ruston Fire...