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Jackson Parish sheriff’s authorities were following a new clue Tuesday that Sheriff Andy Brown said he hopes will lead to a suspect in the Jan. 10 sexual assault case that began in Ruston and ended just across the parish line. During the incident, the suspect reportedly told the victim he was a police officer, handcuffed her and sprayed her with pepper spray. Brown said investigators found DNA evidence that they’ve sent to a national forensic database for possible matching. Meanwhile spokesmen for Ruston city police and the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office say while they are now aware of the...

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08/12/2015
A man is in serious condition after being shot by a Union Parish Sheriff’s Deputy and a Louisiana State Trooper. Law enforcement officials responded to a call around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday of a man...
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08/12/2015
More than 15 Lincoln Parish elementary teachers recently volunteered to learn about the Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science curriculum dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering...
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08/11/2015
Gubernatorial candidate Jay Dardenne on Monday pledged to make higher education and highways budget priorities if he’s elected to Louisiana’s top job. Dardenne, who’s now lieutenant governor, said...
08/11/2015
Lincoln Parish residents whose assessed property value has gone up 15 percent or more since last year on property subject to ad valorem taxes will be receiving an updated valuation notice from the...
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08/11/2015
Antarian “A.T.” Griffin is a bit overwhelmed by what’s happening around him. “Peace rally? Stepping out in a more political form? I’ve never wanted to do it,” he said. But on a hot June day, as he...
08/10/2015
A 69-year-old Ruston man was found dead in his pickup truck Saturday after passersby noticed the man slumped over in a vehicle parked in the Lincoln Parish Library parking lot. Preliminary reports...
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08/10/2015
State and federal agriculture officials are urging local poultry producers and backyard flock owners to step up their biosecurity efforts in advance of a highly pathogenic avian influenza that’s...
08/10/2015
In addition to making decisions on three resolutions, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury will also take a look at a cooperative endeavor and adopt millage rates for 2015 during Tuesday night’s meeting....
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08/10/2015
Junior Auxiliary of Ruston raised more than $1,200 and hundreds of school supplies for select Lincoln Parish students during the Stuff the Bus campaign. Public Relations Chair Sandi Stephens said...
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08/08/2015
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series on the ongoing construction of Lincoln Parish schools. ••• Students and parents at Ruston Elementary School will notice new classrooms, security work and...