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Jim Taylor Ford of Ruston donated $8,000 to Choudrant High School from their Drive 4 Ur School event held Sept. 20 at Jim Taylor Ford. The money will be used to buy incentives for CHS students and supplies for teachers, said Tony Antley, CHS principal. “We’re just real excited to have a partner like Jim Taylor Ford that gives generously to our community,” he said. Drive 4 Ur School is an annual event that raises funds for local schools through Ford, said Don Robertson, Jim Taylor Ford owner. For every valid test drive taken in a Ford vehicle at the event, Ford will donate $20 up to $6,000...

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12/17/2016
Three college students are “dead” and 14 “injured” after a disgruntled former student shot his way through the main building at the Ruston campus of Louisiana Delta Community College around 1 p.m....
12/17/2016
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Friday morning. The incident happened at about 6:15 a.m. in the area...
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12/17/2016
The Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold its 30th annual Christmas dinner meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center with guest speaker Sheryl...
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12/17/2016
Grambling State head coach Broderick Fobbs (holding up finger) and his Tigers celebrate Saturday after defeating North Carolina Central 10-9 in the Celebration Bowl, giving GSU a Black College...
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12/16/2016
State transportation officials spent three hours in Ruston on Thursday answering questions from area residents about possible use of roundabouts as part of on the I-20 bridge replacement at Cooktown...
12/16/2016
The Village of Choudrant will continue celebrating the holidays when the Christmas parade begins at 4 p.m. Saturday in downtown hosted by the Choudrant Restoration and Beautification Society....
12/16/2016
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker is scheduled to meet in January with Gov. John Bel Edwards and representatives of the Louisiana Bond Commission and Division of Administration concerning the city’s request...
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12/15/2016
Lawrence Gibbs and the Russ-Town Band will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Dixie Center for the Arts to present their annual “Christmas at the Dixie” concert. “This is an annual concert...
12/15/2016
The Ruston Farmers’ Market will hold its last market day for the season on Saturday. The market is held from 8 a.m. to noon at 220 E. Mississippi Avenue in the big blue building with the mural in...
12/14/2016
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards is in the hospital, and his wife is telling a television station that her 89-year-old husband has pneumonia. Trina Edwards tells WAFB-TV that...