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A mass choir from churches in Ruston and Farmerville will perform a benefit gospel concert for the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center and Lincoln Total Community Action Agency at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. Funds raised from the event will help Head Start get re-established in the wake of a fire that destroyed the center’s main building on Oakdale Street in October, choir director Derik Slaton said. Donations are already being collected, he said. Head Start is a primarily federally funded program for pre-schoolers from mostly low-income families. The city of...

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10/26/2017
FARMERVILLE — More than a year after the Union Parish Police Jury first asked and then sent a demand letter instructing a landowner to take down a fence the jury feels blocks access on a parish road...
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10/26/2017
The staff at the Lincoln Parish Library is encouraging local teens to “dig up a date” and celebrate Halloween with their fourth annual Zombie Prom beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at the library. “We...
10/25/2017
At 6 p.m. Thursday, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team will host their 17th annual candlelight vigil at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. “The candlelight vigil is held annually to remember...
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10/25/2017
City police investigators have identified the body of a woman found early Sunday morning on U.S. 167 South as Sheila Marie Jackson, 52, of the Ruston area. Deputy Police Chief Clint Williams said...
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10/25/2017
GRAMBLING — The search continues for a black male suspect who’s thought to be the shooter in a double homicide that occurred just after midnight on the Grambling State University campus. As of...
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10/24/2017
Hundreds of pint-size super heroes, cartoon characters, ghosts and other creature will once again be on the prowl Monday during the city’s annual downtown Halloween celebration. The free Main Street...
10/24/2017
Fire investigators still don’t know what caused the blaze that destroyed the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center on Oakdale Street. “At this moment our department, the fire marshal’s office and the ATF...
10/23/2017
Residents wanting to donate supplies to help Ruston’s Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center get back on its feet in the wake of fire Oct. 17 now have more places to take those items. Donation can be...
10/23/2017
Ruston police are seeking the public’s help for information about the identity and death of a black woman whose body was found laying in the travel lanes of U.S. 167 South at approximately 1:30 a.m....
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10/22/2017
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the publics’ help in locating two Ruston area men wanted in connection with a recent string of vehicle burglaries in the Choudrant area. Hadrekus Bailey...