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Seven area animal control and rescue agencies are joining together in what agency officials say is the biggest rescue effort ever in Northeast Louisiana. Some 141 dogs and cats, including Jacks, shown here getting a bath, will be loaded onto transport vehicles in Ruston on Tuesday bound for new adoptive homes in California. Jacks is one of eight dogs accepted from Ruston Animal Control. Volunteers helped bath and ready the dogs on Saturday. From left are Jayden Shipley, Mason Thompson, both of West Monroe; Britney Hammons, of Jackson Parish, and Stephanie Judd, from West Monroe. Judd is with...

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03/05/2014
At approximately 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, officers with the Uniform Patrol Division of the Ruston Police Department responded to North Trenton Street at West Alabama Avenue regarding a traffic accident....
03/05/2014
The board of aldermen for the village of Simsboro met in regular session Monday night and heard Mayor Willie Hendricks’ report on the roadways. “I had the (Louisiana Department of Transportation and...
03/05/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business has developed and is accepting applications for its new online master of business administration (MBA) degree which will begin this coming fall. “We...
03/04/2014
Louisiana Tech’s winter quarter commencement exercises were held Saturday, with diplomas awarded to 328 graduates. Commencement marked the close of winter quarter activities at the university, with...
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03/04/2014
Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth will not seek re-election this fall. “I am making my decision public at this time so that anyone who is considering running for this position will have ample time to...
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03/04/2014
The Ruston Fire Department responded to a car fire at approximately 9:40 a.m. Monday on Mayberry Street. They responded with eight personnel in four units — Rescue 1, Engine 11, Engine 13 and Command...
03/04/2014
Development in Ruston became a little easier Monday night when the board of alderman approved almost 60 revisions to the city’s zoning ordinance. All of the changes lessen the constraints of...
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03/04/2014
Joseph Capers, of Grambling, has had a diverse journey since his humble beginnings in Princeton in Bossier Parish. The son of a rural minister, Capers was sent to live with his aunt and uncle in...
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03/03/2014
In honor of Montessori Education Week the local Montessori School held their first Chameleon Crawl held at Lincoln Parish Park on Saturday. The Montessori teaching method is a system of education...
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03/03/2014
Officers with the Ruston Police Department made an arrest on Friday in regards to alleged cruelty to a juvenile. According to the arrest report, officers responded to the scene after they were...