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At 8 a.m. Saturday, Mayor Ronny Walker will ring the opening bell and begin the ninth season of the Ruston Farmers Market. Things will be a little different this season though, as the market will be located in a covered, open-air building at 220 E. Mississippi Avenue. “The building, a former city of Ruston warehouse, has been freshened and opened up and includes an outdoor sitting area with a stage and ADA-compliant restrooms,” Jean McWeeney, president of North Louisiana Farm Fresh, said. Louisiana Tech University’s Mural Art class designed and painted a mural on the new building, McWeeney...

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05/05/2016
At 8 a.m. Saturday, Mayor Ronny Walker will ring the opening bell and begin the ninth season of the Ruston Farmers Market. Things will be a little different this season though, as the market will be...
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05/05/2016
Terrie Queen Autrey, community advocate for the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team, right, discusses the needs of the DART shelter with Q 94.1’s Bob Day during the opening portion of the DART Radiothon...
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05/05/2016
More than 60 Cypress Springs Elementary and Ruston Elementary fourth grade students participated Wednesday in a national program to teach entrepreneurship. Students sold lemonade for national...
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05/05/2016
The Lincoln Rotary Club recently announced the recipients of its annual Middle Grades Student of the Year Awards. Each student was honored at the April 29 luncheon and presented an award of...
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05/05/2016
Second grader Nahaya Saleh was recently chosen as the best projected at Glen View Elementary’s Literacy Fair. Ninety-two students competed in the annual event sponsored by Origin Bank.
05/04/2016
The Lincoln Parish School Board soon may see an end to a decades old desegregation case. Information about the case could possibly reach the media within the next few weeks, parish schools...
05/04/2016
Lincoln and Union Parishes will begin a community mentor program that teaches universal principles of scripture to at-risk students toward a life of purpose. Teach One to Lead One will take at-risk...
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05/04/2016
I.A. Lewis sixth grader Roselyn Benenett, 12, is pictured with her artwork “Riverbank at Sunset” for the Art Without Walls exhibit at the Rawle Enterprise Center on Louisiana Tech University’s campus...
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05/04/2016
Following 11 years of research, a new book titled “The History of the Louisiana Peach Festival & Pageant” book will be available online beginning Monday. Author Linda Sivils said copies of the...
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05/03/2016
The long-awaited Tarbutton Road project should be a step closer to going out for bids today. Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday approved what officials hope is the final supplemental agreement with...