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06/25/2016 - 9:36pm
Courtesy Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac of Ruston recently held a ribbon-cutting at its new location at 1508 Louisiana HIghway 33.
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06/25/2016 - 9:51pm
Top: Leader photo by HEATHER SMALL HAWLEY The Ruston High School cheerleading team rides with the Ruston Fire Department Saturday during the annual Peach Festival Parade. Bottom Left: Gracie Reichman, Miss Dixie Gem Peach’s Outstanding Teen 2017, waves to the crowd Saturday during the annual Peach...
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06/25/2016 - 10:07pm
Top Left: Leader photo by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT John Belton, Third District Attorney, throws candy during the annual Louisiana Peach Festival Saturday. Top Right: Leader photo by HEATHER SMALL HAWLEY Skip Russell, left, and the State Farm mascot were some of the riders during the annual parade...
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06/25/2016 - 10:23pm
Top photo: Brandon Foret, left, lead singer of The Chee-Weez, performs to a crowd of more than 500 Louisiana Peach Festival 2016 festival goers Friday at Railroad Park. The New Orleans based five-man band played a mixture of 70s, 80, 90s and today’s pop music with Foret singing most of the vocals...
06/25/2016 - 10:24pm
Morgan Letendre, nine months Jersey-Kate Corley, 12 months, Patrick Singh, 13 months, and Kenlyn Sherill, 22 months, were all winners of Barnes Portraiture Diaper Derby 2016 Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church.

Announcements

Brittany Lauren Wade and Jonathan Aaron Pye were joined in holy matrimony on May 26, 2016, at Calvary Baptist Church in Ruston. The Rev. Bill Reid officiated. Attendants were Brittany Smith, of Monroe, and Nick Bracey, of Ruston. The bride is the daughter of Rhonda Wade, of Monroe, and David L....
Ron and Beth Riley, of Ruston, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the Historic Firehouse in Ruston hosted by their children and grandchildren. The couple was married in Columbus, Mississippi June 11, 1966. The have three children, Memrie Lolley, and...

Sports

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the 10th story in a series about the 2016 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony that was held Saturday at...

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GRAMBLING — After only two years at the helm of the Lady Tigers, Grambling State women’s basketball coach Nadine Domond has resigned to join...

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Top: Competitors in Saturday morning’s special Ainsley’s Angels event during Saturday’s Peach Festival 5K run got a two-minute head start on...

Editorials

Continuity and consistency are two important factors toward building credibility. And those two factors have been severely lacking over the past decade for Grambling State...
Today begins the 66th annual Louisiana Peach Festival and if you venture downtown you will see residents rushing about making final preparations for this weekend’s events....