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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 11:19am
Ruston police continued their search Tuesday for a man suspected in the armed robbery of the Dollar General Store located at 2800 South Vienna Ave. The robbery happened shortly before 10 p.m. Monday. Police Chief Steve Rogers said the suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash from the store’s office before telling the two employees and one customer who came in the store to hide in the restroom for at least 10 minutes. The suspect is a dark-skinned black male, approximately 6-feet to 6-feet-2-inchs tall, weighing approximately 200 pounds, who was wearing a black shirt, gray wind pants, a...

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Three committee meetings will take place prior to the regular schedule Lincoln Parish Police Jury meeting. The LPPJ will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the Lincoln Parish Police Jury meeting room, but...
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The lone Democrat to throw his hat in the Louisiana gubernatorial race has visited Ruston. John Bel Edwards, of Amite, first made a stop at Lewis Chapel CME in Grambling before visiting with other...
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Ruston District 1 Alderwoman Carolyn Cage, District 2 Alderwoman Angela Mayfield and Kenneth Wesley unload old tires from the back of a pickup truck Saturday during “Fight the Bite! For a Bite.”...
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Jack McFarland made it official; he is a candidate for District 13 State Representative. House District 13 is comprised of Bienville, Jackson, Winn and some of Ouachita Parish. McFarland is...
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After serving as the assessor for Jackson Parish for 34 1/2 years, Eddie Gatlin has decided not to be a candidate in the 2015 election. “My present term in office will end December 31, 2016,”...
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At 3 p.m. on June 30, John Turkus, a member of the Fire Department of New York City from the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, an organization begun in memory of a fallen 9/11 firefighter,...
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Beginning with the coming school year, Lincoln Parish third graders will use a new hands-on/minds-on curriculum that combines language arts, math, social studies and science. Lincoln ACHIEVE...
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The Ruston Farmers Market will hold its annual Taste of Summer Festival from 8 a.m. - noon Saturday. “It’s our annual summer festival that celebrates summer’s bounty,” Jean McWeeney, president of...
07/10/2015
Over the past seven years, the Cyber Innovation Center and Louisiana Tech University have built a highly successful public-private partnership that has secured millions of dollars in research funding...
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Work on improvements scheduled for Downsville Charter School, delayed by bids that exceeded projected costs, have hit another snag. Not only will work on the project not be started before classes...