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A local man will soon have the chance to win $50,000. Matthew Ramsaur, a local filmmaker, has been selected as a finalist in the film portion of Prize Fest in Shreveport. Prize Fest is a street festival experience in downtown Shreveport featuring film, music, food and community. Since its first year in 2012, Prize Fest has grown from small town film festival to national recognition for the work of participating artists. Ramsaur said he enjoys working in the film industry. “I work as a freelance videographer making commercials and wedding videos. I’ve been involved in film for the past 10...

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08/25/2017
Ruston police are asking for the public’s help in locating two men now charged with attempted second degree murder in connection with a shooting that took place Aug. 17 on Dark Street. Stacy Vincent...
08/24/2017
GRAMBLING — City of Grambling representatives continued their push for an Amtrak train station inside their city limits during a recent meeting with National Association of Railroad Passengers...
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08/24/2017
In July, members of the Solid Waste and Recycling Committee voted to pay overtime fees for off-duty Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s deputies to patrol the areas around the centralized waste collection sites...
08/24/2017
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans is better able to handle heavy rain than it was on Aug. 5, when flash flooding revealed problems with the city’s drainage system, city officials said Wednesday as they...
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08/23/2017
The man suspected of killing a Ruston woman and injuring her mother and child is in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with first-degree murder. Frank Jauron Stringfellow, 38, of 216...
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08/23/2017
The city of Grambling’s Grambling Economic Development Corporation’s logo has replaced the Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau’s logo on a billboard advertising the Eddie G. Robinson Museum...
08/22/2017
If all goes according to plan, a former nursing home on East Georgia Avenue will open in November as a behavioral health care facility. Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday granted...
08/22/2017
Ruston’s proposed $65.6 million budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1 is on its way to the Board of Aldermen for approval. The board’s personnel-finance committee, composed of the five...
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08/22/2017
Police continue their search today for the suspect in an early morning triple shooting that left one person dead and two others wounded, including an infant. Officers are on the hunt for Frank Jauron...
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08/21/2017
The desire to improve efficiency of care and offer more individualized attention to patients who don’t have a local doctor has led Ruston’s Northern Louisiana Medical Center to join the growing list...