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Ruston police are continuing their investigation today into the death of a local man whose body was found Monday in a wooded area south of West Woodhaven Avenue. Detectives located the remains of Gary Goodling, 71, about 2 p.m. Monday, Deputy Police Chief Clint Williams said. “There are currently no signs of foul play, but Goodling’s body has been sent for an autopsy,” Williams said on Tuesday. Goodling lived on East Woodhaven Avenue, across U.S. 167 and about one third of a mile from where his remains were found. Though family and friends had not seen Goodling since Jan. 31, he was not...

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08/07/2015
The first Stuff That Bus event sponsored by the Junior Auxiliary of Ruston will take place on Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wal-Mart, the junior auxiliary members along with other local...
08/07/2015
The 2015 Louisiana Annual Sales Tax Holiday will be today and Saturday and several local businesses are participating. During these two days, most retail purchases are exempt from the 4 percent...
08/06/2015
If you think it’s hot outside now, just hang on a day or two; it’s going to get hotter. The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issues a heat advisory for the area through 7 p.m. Friday....
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08/06/2015
The local Holiday Inn Express came to the rescue of a local resident, when a two-story garage apartment caught fire at 10 a.m. Wednesday on Edgewood Street. Public Education Office Eric Brazzel said...
08/06/2015
Ruston High School will host a Prep Week for students wishing to receive their schedules on their designated Prep Day and pay fees. Kay White said Prep Week will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at...
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08/06/2015
Despite the approval of plans by a building inspector, work on improvements at Downsville Charter School won’t be started anytime soon. An inspector with IBTS, a third-party vendor with a contract...
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08/06/2015
Third District Attorney John Belton said it was a “what amounted to a confession” made in a letter to his wife likely led a 12- member jury to vote to convict the former chief of police in...
08/05/2015
Lincoln Parish Schools’ health plan continues to run in the red, but a solution involving an increase in the annual deductible is now in the works after the school board voted to approve health plan...
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08/05/2015
Construction is underway on a $4.6 million addition to the Louisiana Tech University College of Business Building. Assistant Vice President for Administration and Facilities Sam Wallace said the...
08/05/2015
It will be September before Ruston’s Board of Aldermen decides whether to rezone four lots on Dubach Avenue and one on Tech Drive to accommodate multi-family residences. The board will also decide...