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A Choudrant man who was selected for early parole and probation under Louisiana’s new Justice Reinvestment program has been arrested for burglarizing the same business that led to his 2014 conviction. Jeffery Brian Davis, 47, of 4889 Hwy. 145, was arrested Thursday by Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s deputies and charged with simple criminal damage to property and simple burglary in connection with a break-in at Waterworks District No. 3. The waterworks office is located on Highway 80 between Ruston and Choudrant. Davis, who was living in Monroe at the time of his re-arrest, is being held at the...

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06/27/2014
A political squabble is leaving Louisiana school districts with their hands tied. “What I don’t want to see is a chess game played by politicians where our children have become the pawns,” said Rep....
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06/27/2014
GRAMBLING — Abdulalim A. Shabazz, a distinguished professor at Grambling State University with a national reputation, has died at the age of 87. He had been hospitalized at Northern Louisiana Medical...
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06/27/2014
Brayden Pye, 6, of Ruston, was the first one to catch a fish at the annual Louisiana Peach Festival Kid’s Fishing tournament. More than 50 children showed up to the annual event at Lincoln Parish...
06/27/2014
Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in the Leader on June 20, 1974, to commemorate the annual Louisiana Peach Festival. It was written by former Leader Writer Ed Gage and is being reprinted for...
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06/27/2014
Landon Wade, Annelise Pickett, and Keleigh Mathis found the Peach Hunt Prize at 12:15 p.m. Thursday on a stop sign behind the Lincoln Parish Library. Convention and Visitor’s Bureau President Travis...
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06/27/2014
Barnes Portraiture has released the names of the winners of their annual Peach Festival Baby Photo contest. The winners are: Most Photogenic 0-6 months First place — Ryan Wyatt, daughter of Ashley...
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06/27/2014
The J.P. Fitzmorris Memorial Scholarship was recently awarded to Ruston High School senior, Taylor Brazzel. This scholarship is given in memory of J.P. Fitzmorris, a 1999 honors graduate of Ruston...
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06/26/2014
The Rosemary Ewing Foundation and AT&T are making learning fun again at the Lincoln Parish Summer Literacy Day Camp. Former Sen. Randy Ewing said the program started as a tool to hone reading...
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06/26/2014
Each June, people jump in their cars and travel from all over the place with one thing in mind — several good licks of some sweet Ruston peach ice cream. The Eta Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi has...
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06/26/2014
Many folks may know that Rolling Hills is a thrift store and a ministry. What they may not know is that the store fronts what is one of the largest disaster relief units in the state. “We have been...