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Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 11:21pm
The Ruston Daily Leader will be publishing a Valor special edition magazine in honor of our active duty or living veteran residing in Lincoln Parish. Valor will be showcasing pictures of Lincoln Parish’s armed forces members and some of their active duty photos submitted by members of the community. If you have pictures that you would like to include of an active duty or living veteran residing in Lincoln Parish, please fill out a form that can be found on our website — rustonleader.com. You can drop off the forms and pictures at the Daily Leader office located at 212 West Park Ave. or you...

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07/07/2018
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will host a public hearing on a $3 million, 10,000-square foot Trustee Dormitory addition to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. The United States Department of...
07/07/2018
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana residents can now carry their driver's license on their smartphone. News outlets report a new phone app, created through a 2016 state law, offers a digital version of the...
07/07/2018
The Lincoln Parish School Board will be asked Tuesday to authorize Superintendent Mike Milstead to execute the exchange of the Lincoln Center property with the city of Ruston for an “approximate...
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07/06/2018
Simsboro residents are waiting patiently for the opening of their first Family Dollar store — set to welcome customers Aug. 3. Corey Smith, owner of Executive Holdings, LLC, said the store will be in...
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07/06/2018
Construction is going fast and furious on Louisiana Tech’s new Engineering and Science Building, on which the skeletal beams starting being placed on Monday. Pictured are workers at the site on...
07/06/2018
A new $188,000 garbage truck will be delivered to the city of Grambling “any day now.” Grambling mayor Ed Jones said the city has sent the invoice from Waste Equipment and Parts, of New Orleans; to...
07/06/2018
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana will receive the federal funding needed to finance a flood-control project in the Baton Rouge region that has been on the drawing board for three decades, U.S. Rep....
07/06/2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — This spring, the Trump administration began a “zero tolerance” policy to criminally prosecute anyone caught crossing the border illegally. Because children can’t be in jail with...
07/06/2018
Jessica George, director of student services and placement at Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business, has been named the Vantage Health Plan 2018 Visionary Educator of the Year. The peer-...
07/06/2018
Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its spring quarter president’s and dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members...