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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 11:03am
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 was reminded of the scam over the weekend as he was attending a state VFW meeting in Baton Rouge. “My wife called and said that there was a man at an interstate exit ramp red light saying that he was collecting money for the local VFW post,” Harper said. “He was asked if he knew J.D. Harper and he just looked at her funny, like ‘who is that and why are you asking?’ “I’ve heard about this happening...

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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...
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06/24/2017
Earnest Miles III remembers accidently dropping and breaking a television remote from his top bunk bed when he was 6-years-old. “I thought, ‘My dad is going to be so angry when he sees this,” said...
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06/24/2017
Despite some event rainouts and rescheduling, the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival saw a successful run Saturday, festival officials said. “We’ve been real pleased with what we’ve seen,” festival...
06/23/2017
Lincoln Parish can expect continued rainfall today, followed by a temporary decrease this afternoon and then more rain overnight and into much of Saturday. That’s the forecast the National Weather...
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06/22/2017
Leader News Service Ruston restaurant patrons may have started noticing local establishments have been a little peachier this week. That’s because more than 12 local restaurants are currently...
06/22/2017
The chattering of the crowd came to a halt as Ruston Mayor Ronnie Walker and NCLAC Board President Peter Jones stepped forward to award more than 30 artists during the opening reception of the...
06/22/2017
A Ruston woman was killed Wednesday after losing control of her vehicle striking a parked dump truck. Christie Wheeler, 53, was pronounced dead at the scene on Interstate 20 west of West Monroe,...