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Dustin Lott traveled across north Ruston this week to discover the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival Peach Hunt prize Tuesday at the Rock Island Greenway and receive a $500 cash prize. “It’s truly a blessing from God,” he said. “It’s just amazing.” Lott, who moved to Lincoln Parish after marrying his wife, Megan, two years ago, said he, his wife and a good friend teamed up to put their heads together and “hunt the prize.” “My wife kept texting me the clues as soon as they came out,” he said. “Yesterday when I got off work, my buddy and I met up and we were thinking (about the first clue) ‘to the...

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05/20/2017
Law enforcement agencies are once again urging parish resients to lock their vehicles and remove valuables, in the wake of an increased number of vehicle burglaries this month. “These burglaries are...
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05/20/2017
Cedar Creek swept the competition at the area 4-H Achievement Day recently, receiving the recognition of “Outstanding All Around Club.” Other recognition included first place for the club’s scrapbook...
05/20/2017
The Lincoln Parish studnts have won scholarships through the Burger King McLamore Foundation. The Burger King Scholars selected for the 2017 program include: • MacKenzie Harris, Cedar Creek School •...
05/19/2017
Summer is almost here, so it’s time to take vacations, sit back, relax and catch up on some reading. “Summer Reading at the library is here to help with that endeavor,” Sarah Creekmore,...
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05/19/2017
Joe Creekmore, 8, uses one of the 25 tablets recently purchased by the Lincoln Parish Library. The units have educational applications and cannot be connected to the internet. They are now available...
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05/19/2017
DeVaria Hudson has joined the Grambling State University staff as director of admissions and recruitment. “As we continue to grow our enrollment, it was essential that the right person be selected...
05/19/2017
More than two dozen people gathered for the official inaugural walk of the first completed section of Rock Island Greenway shared-use path. The greenway is a biking and walking path being built on...
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05/18/2017
Warrants for attempted second-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon were issued this morning for 23-year-old Justin Lamar Early. Early is wanted in connection with a...
05/18/2017
The almost month-long search for the suspect in the shooting of a Ruston man is over. City police arrested Donnell Williams, Jr., 27, of Farmerville, on Tuesday after locating him in Ouachita Parish...
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05/18/2017
Ruston residents donated 7,225 pounds of used computers, printers and other electronics during the city’s first electronic waste recycling day May 13. The event was so successful officials want to...