Is Ruston clean enough?
“In the district competition, we just competed with cities of our population size in that district,” Simpson said. “In the state, it will be the cities of the same population size in the state.”
Garden clubs around the state sponsor the contest, but, Simpson said, each city has to agree to participate.
“Since 1958, Louisiana’s garden clubs have sponsored an annual statewide Cleanest City contest,” she said. “The purpose of the contest is to develop civic pride in citizens, take care of the environment and make our cities look presentable.”