Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held recently for Burkes Outlet, located at 309 N. Service Road in the Interstate 20 Shopping Center. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
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Ruston residents looking for high-flying weekend fun are in luck as the Louisiana Collegiate Wake Tour will be having its first wakeboarding tour starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Lake D’Arbonne.
LCWT was formed earlier this year, and consists of wakeboarding teams from Louisiana Tech University, Louisiana State University, the University of Louisiana at Monroe and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette that will compete in four tours, two in the fall and two in the spring, throughout the year.
For years, actor Bill Oberst wondered how audiences would react to the words of Jesus if they could hear them in the first person. At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oberst brings “Jesus of Nazareth,” his one-man recreation of Jesus’ teachings, to Christ Community Church.
The city of Ruston recently began drawing a small portion of its power from a more natural source.
A new solar panel farm, located beside the water tower off Interstate 20, harvests solar energy, putting out 40,000 watts of power per hour so long as it’s sunny outside.
“It’s ‘green energy’ that generates electricity with no waste — nothing environmentally unfriendly,” City of Ruston Public Utility Manager Darrell Caraway said. “We are feeding (the solar power) back into our grid, and it will supply energy for the (around seven) homes in the area.”