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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:28am
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FARMERVILLE — The employment future of a man hired as a policeman by the Bernice Board of Aldermen ended before he started work with his arrest on domestic violence charges. At its meeting July 11,
the board was asked considered hiring three full-time
officers. A report published
following the meeting stated that Chief Ricky Albritton and assistant chief
Justin Yruegas are the only
full-time employees. The
names of three potential 
new full-time employees
were submitted for the board to consider and one — Darin Owen — was approved. Court records by the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office shows...

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06/30/2017
While some Grambling, Choudrant and Dubach residents will be able to shoot fireworks to celebrate Fourth of July, Ruston and Simsboro residents are prohibited from popping fireworks inside city and...
06/30/2017
Lincoln Parish residents of all insurances — Medicaid, Medicare and uninsured — now have the option of attending a federally qualified health care center that provides primary care. The Lincoln...
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06/30/2017
The Railroad Park roses are back home. Members of the Pierian Club, along with Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker, unveiled a historic marker Thursday officially noting the club’s relationship with the rose...
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06/29/2017
On Saturday, Eva Edinger, of Ruston, was selected as third runner up in the Miss Louisiana Competition. The 22-year-old said she was proud of her roots in Ruston. “I was born and raised in Ruston and...
06/29/2017
Lincoln Parish residents wanting a day filled with fireworks, patriotism and worship can attend the 20th annual Temple Baptist Church Patriotic Program “Celebration of Faith and Freedom.” Galen...
06/29/2017
Investors who fall victim to securities scams aren’t greedy or unintelligent, they just believe the oft-times too-good-to-be-true pitches made to them by the scammers. That’s the word Nancy Boudreaux...
06/28/2017
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...
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06/27/2017
A former Ruston Junior High School seventh grader recently placed fourth in the 2016 National You Be the Chemist Competition in Washington, D.C. Jonathan Gunasekaran, 13, received scholarship money,...
06/27/2017
Louisiana Tech University students will see a $136 increase in student fees per academic quarter while Grambling State University students will not after the University of Louisiana System executive...
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06/26/2017
Musical performances were plentiful during the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival Saturday Photo above: Uncle Kracker capped off the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival before a large crowd Saturday night at...