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In 1967, Mayor William “Ikey” Sanderson traveled back from Shreveport with the first Choudrant fire truck. The purchase would make the beginning of the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department and included six men, Wayne Brooks, Regan Aswell, Tommy Taylor, Bill Harper, Eddie Parnell and Sanderson. Twelve years later, the department purchased a 1972 Ford truck to rebuild into a working fire truck and construction on a fire station began. In 1980, the Ruston Fire Department donated the first helmets and coats with regular leather gloves. Two years later, the department received its first new bunker...

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07/19/2014
Jessica Hughes, who has been a member for several years, joined the Junior Auxiliary of Ruston with a desire to be more involved in the community, but the experience has been more than she could ever...
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07/18/2014
Several students from Lincoln Parish were recently honored at the Governor’s Mansion for their participation in the 12th annual Louisiana Environmental Awareness Student Art Contest, hosted by the...
07/18/2014
A Ruston woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a wreck early this morning. Ruston Police Department received the 911 call of a single motor vehicle accident at 1:08 a.m. today at the intersection...
07/18/2014
Employees of the Lincoln Health Unit are doing everything they can to combat the rapid growth of sexually transmitted diseases in Lincoln Parish. But, until the state restores the two-thirds of the...
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07/18/2014
Multiple residents were arrested Thursday on drug-related charges. Tony Deland Eley, 43, of 1239 Oil Field Road, Dubach, was arrested on one count possession with intent to distribute schedule II...
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07/17/2014
Responding to more than 3,000 calls each year, Ruston Fire Department personnel have their jobs cut out for them. But community members may not understand why certain equipment is sent to the various...
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07/17/2014
In a multi-department execution of a search warrant two Ruston residents have been arrested on multiple drug-related charges. Chiquita Jones, 26, and Juakese Lowe, 29, both of 1300 Stewart St., were...
07/17/2014
Lincoln Parish residents will have an opportunity to participate in the upcoming Hunter’s Education Program. Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone announced recently that the sheriff’s office would be...
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07/17/2014
During the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Control news of a possible exhibit was discussed. Library Director Vivian McCain said the library is getting everything together to apply for the...
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07/17/2014
Top left: Pea Ridge Rito 6041 won reserve grand champion bred-and-owned bull at the 2014 Louisiana Junior Angus Field Day on May 24-25 in Lecompte. Dalton Jones, of Dubach, owns the August 2013 son...