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BATON ROUGE (AP) — John Schroder, a Republican businessman and former legislator, won a special election Saturday for state treasurer. Schroder had 56 percent of the vote over Democrat Derrick Edwards, according to complete, unofficial returns. Schroder will take over a post vacated by John Kennedy, a popular Republican who left the job early after winning election to the U.S. Senate. Schroder was the front-runner in the competition after Republicans in the six-candidate October primary split 67 percent of the vote. Edwards raised few dollars for the race and did far less advertising than...

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10/15/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury approved a final ordinance for the sale of adjudicated property to the public during the regular monthly meeting Tuesday night. Adjudicated property is a parcel of...
10/15/2014
Editor’s Note: Louisiana voters will be asked to decide on 14 proposed amendments to the Louisiana Constitution on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Leader will be running a series of articles provided by the...
10/15/2014
A temporary restraining order has been granted blocking the disposal of incinerated waste from the Dallas Ebola victim’s personal items and belongings at a Louisiana landfill, Attorney General Buddy...
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10/15/2014
At 5:41 p.m. Monday the Ruston Fire Department was notified through 911 of a house fire located at 1701 Goodwin Road at Evan James Apartments across from Lowes. Responding to the scene where the...
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10/14/2014
Six of the nine men who want to be the next congressman from the 5th Congressional District wooed voters Monday night during a forum sponsored by the North Central Louisiana TEA Party. Ralph Abraham...
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10/14/2014
Selebrity McNeal never thought the day she started her new job at a Ruston supermarket would also be the day her mother died. It was shortly before 6 a.m. on June 8, 2012. McNeal’s mother, Katherine...
10/14/2014
Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone recently announced the lowering of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office property tax millage. The tax millage will be lowered by 0.5 mills. This decrease will equal...
10/14/2014
Several committees are scheduled to meet today before the regular monthly meeting of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury. At 4 p.m. the Adjudicated Property Committee will meet to discuss an ordinance...
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10/13/2014
Area residents have the opportunity to help 4 Paws Rescue, the largest local animal rescue organization, by purchasing pumpkins from Elli Dickerson, pictured above, who hosts an annual Pumpkin Patch...
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10/13/2014
Two men were arrested over the weekend in separate cases win which the Ruston Police Department said residents assisted them by calling in tips. Deputy Chief Clint Williams said both incidents were...