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About 150 people, chanting and carrying signs expressing concern for the Earth, marched from the Lincoln Parish Courthouse to Railroad Park and back Saturday as part of a local rally protesting an anticipated move by the federal government to weaken existing environmental protection regulations. “I’m a grandfather who’s concerned about the future of the planet my grandchildren are going to inherit,” Johnny Armstrong, of Ruston, told the citizen-organized People’s Climate Rally. “It would be immoral for us to not do what we can do for the good of our grandchildren’s home,” Armstrong said. “For...

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12/10/2013
WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Waveland police have arrested the father in the death of his baby girl in August. Police Chief David Allen said 31-year-old Oren Lewis is charged with capital murder. Municipal...
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12/09/2013
For 7-year-old Keagyn Barrett, the best thing about Choudrant’s Christmas in the Village celebration was the music, and getting a tiny snowman painted on her right cheek. For Jacob Northcutt, the...
12/09/2013
At approximately 4:18 p.m. Friday, the Ruston Police Department responded to a call on McDonald Avenue. According to the arrest affidavit, upon arrival police could hear very loud crying and yelling...
12/09/2013
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling met in regular session Thursday night to approve a wide variety of items that will be discussed at a special meeting to be held Dec. 19. Mayor Pro...
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12/09/2013
Internationally-known jazz singer and songwriter Halie Loren will perform at the Lincoln Parish Library events center at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Loren will perform songs from her previous albums, as well as...
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12/09/2013
With a little help from the community, 500 families will be able to sit down to a nice holiday ham dinner this Christmas. For approximately six years, Super 1 Foods, in conjunction with the Rotary...
12/09/2013
Louisiana Tech’s Office of Multicultural Affairs is gearing up for its 21st annual Christmas Fest on Tuesday. Preschool, elementary, middle, high school and college students will perform music of the...
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12/08/2013
Ruston’s Tarbutton Road interchange project is moving one step closer to reality. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has asked the state bond commission to add $4 million to...
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12/08/2013
For 15 years local residents have come out to show their support for Dubach and the Christmas season. Gina Stokes, Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization event coordinator, said Saturday’...
12/08/2013
Community Trust Bank will receive more than $225,000 from the U.S. Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund to funnel back into the communities they serve as part of the Bank...