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TRAFFIC ALERT: I-20 West in Ruston is experiencing traffic due to an 18-wheeler accident
RUSTON, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Interstate 20 westbound near Exit 108 in Ruston, La. is experiencing traffic due to an 18-wheeler accident. The estimated time for the traffic is unknown at this time.
Identified tattoos on found human remains
At La Bamba the Barrientos family is creating Tex-Mex that is anything but typical. The Gem Theater building in Dubach was recently purchased by Eric Hannah in the efforts to restore the location to when it first started. He is needing help to find photos and information to help in the process.
Curry named principal of Dubach School
Lincoln Parish hit a home run with the hire of Tiffany Curry as principal of Dubach School. First hired as interim principal in July of 2022, Curry will now deservedly have the interim tag removed on Monday, Jan. 1, 2024, and was formally recognized at the December school board meeting Tuesday night.
Domestic prompts arrest
Roston Police arrested a local man early Sunday morning after he allegedly beat his girlfriend. Christopher Bradford, 26, of Ruston, was arrested for domestic abuse battery after officers investigated the incident on Emerald Trace Drive about 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning. The alleged victim said Bradford had come to the residence...
Former Grambling State football player set to graduate after enduring near-death experience in 2019
GRAMBLING, La. (KTVE/KARD) — With graduation taking place for Grambling State University on December 15, 2023, many students, who intend on graduating, are getting ready for one of the most important events of their lives. One of those students will be former Grambling State football player Demarcus Tinsley. According to the University, Demarcus experienced tragedy […]
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office to hold concealed carry classes
LINCOLN PARISH, La. (KNOE) - The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has announced the dates for their 2024 Concealed Carry Classes. According to LPSO’s Facebook page, the class begins at 8 a.m. for first-time students. The class for recertification students starts at noon. The class costs $100. Recertification costs...
Traffic stop leads to drug arrest
A Grambling man was arrested by Ruston Police on drug and traffic charges Saturday night after he was stopped for no headlights. Lorenzo Franklin, 72, was stopped about 8:30 p.m. Saturday on West California Avenue for operating a vehicle without headlights. A records check showed Franklin’s driver’s license was under suspension and he was wanted on a warrant from Bienville Parish for failure to appear in court.
Anytime Fitness Ruston raises money for victims of the Louisiana Tech stabbings
RUSTON, La. (KNOE) - Anytime Fitness of Ruston hosted a free self-defense class Saturday (Dec. 2) featuring West Point graduate Steve McKinney following the recent stabbings at Louisiana Tech. Attendees were taught different self-defense protection methods to defend themselves. “I just want to give back to the community. Like I...
Simsboro domestic incident ends in arrest
A Simsboro man was arrested Sunday morning after the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated a domestic incident. The alleged victim told a deputy she and her boyfriend, Lanard Pruitt, 43, had gotten into an argument at their home over the keys to her vehicle. The victim said while the argument ensued, Pruitt threw her onto the bed and pinned her down and forced her to hit herself in the face with her own hands.
Lincoln Lights Up the Pines to resumes Thursday
This is a paid advertorial. As beautiful as Lincoln Parish Park is on any given day, you could make the case it shines the brightest during the holiday season when Lincoln Lights Up the Pines, with JTB Rentals LLC serving as title sponsor. Visitors will have another chance this year...
Ruston Council moves on LEPA, Buc-ee’s project
The Ruston City Council jumped into the process of joining LEPA (Louisiana Energy Power Authority while also moving on the financial moves needed to push the Buc-ee’s Project forward during Monday’s night monthly meeting at City Hall. First the City Council approved a resolution providing for the canvassing...
New University of Louisiana System head Rick Gallot brings Grambling pride, love for students to job
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — After seven years of being the Tiger-in-Chief at Grambling State University, President Rick Gallot’s term is coming to a close. On Jan. 1, Gallot will take on a new role as the University of Louisiana System president. His move was announced after current ULS leader Jim Henderson was named the […]
Holiday singalong invites community to celebrate season
Deck the Railroad Park with boughs of holiday, because Thursday, Dec. 7 will be filled with music and holiday spirit. The Holiday Sip and Stroll will begin at 5 p.m. in downtown Ruston, followed by the Cultural District Community Caroling at 6:30 p.m. in Railroad Park. The Sip and Stroll...
These ruston, LA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near ruston.
Teen with fake license among DWI arrests
Lincoln Parish Detention Center staff stayed busy over the weekend booking several DWI suspects arrested by local law enforcement. State police charged a 19-year-old Monroe man early Friday morning in Ruston for DWI and possessing a fake driver’s license. Christian C. Markle was arrested just after midnight Friday when...
Source: Ed Reed expresses interest in Grambling State job
Ed Reed, who had a cup of coffee as Bethune-Cookman head coach before the school decided to cut ties after he publicly criticized the university, is interested in another HBCU job. Grambling State is currently without a coach, and Reed is interested in the position, a source with knowledge of...
Farmerville woman asks for help taking care of 30+ homeless cats
FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE) - A Union Parish woman has been taking care of over 30 stray cats and is asking for the public’s help, according to the Humane Society of Louisiana. 73-year-old Patsy Hull said that she can no longer afford to take care of the cats on her own. She hopes to get them spayed and neutered to help prevent overpopulation.
Louisiana Tech vs. Arkansas Women's Basketball Predictions & Picks - December 7
Thursday's game at Bud Walton Arena has the Arkansas Razorbacks (7-2) matching up with the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters (2-6) at 8:00 PM ET. Our computer prediction is a one-sided 77-58 win, as our model heavily favors Arkansas. The Lady Techsters' last outing was a 71-63 loss to Vanderbilt on...
Performance scores discussed at LPSB December meeting
The Lincoln Parish School Board held its December meeting Tuesday night and discussed school performance score data that was released in early November. To open the night, Lincoln Parish formally announced that Tiffany Curry was named principal of Dubach School and will have her interim tag removed effective Jan. 1, 2024.
Carroll High School band invited to travel with Union Parish High School to dome
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Carroll High School band has been invited to travel with Union Parish High School to the dome in New Orleans. The news came after the Carroll band made a trip to Jena last week to help cheer on the Farmers. UPHS football coach Joe Spatafora and Carroll band director Desaree Player say this support is something that was needed between the two school districts. Player says people need to see two towns coming together to create magic.