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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 the state Department of Transportation and Development involving the project. Mayor Ronny Walker signed an agreement Monday evening and sent it overnight to DOTD administrators in Baton Rouge. “This agreement designates what part of the roadway around the junior high school is the state’s, is the city’s and is the parish’s,” Walker said. Tarbutton Road runs in front of Ruston Junior High School...

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04/06/2016
Area residents have the opportunity to gather in Railroad Park on April 15 for an evening of song, testimony and scripture during an event organizers said is all about “loving on God and being loved...
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04/06/2016
The Spring Ruston Maker’s Fair is looking for community members to volunteer for the weekend event. Fair director Joshua Mitchell said the fair needs volunteers especially from noon to 7 p.m. Friday...
04/06/2016
At least 30 percent of Lincoln Parish public school seniors took an advance placement exam in high school. Lincoln Parish Superintendent Mike Milstead said during Tuesday’s school board meeting the...
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04/06/2016
Argent Financial Group was honored Monday as Ruston’s Employer of the Month. Argent was founded in 1990 and has company revenues that exceed $45 million. The company employs more than 200 people in...
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04/06/2016
Former Ruston Airport Authority member Ben Humphries, right, was honored Monday night for his 13 years of service on the panel. Mayor Ronny Walker, left, presented Humphries with a plaque from the...
04/05/2016
Lincoln Parish has been added to the federal disaster declaration issued for Louisiana as a result of the March floods. But categories covering the bulk of the damage are not yet part of the...
04/05/2016
It took Ruston’s Board of Aldermen only 10 minutes Monday night to accept the city’s 2015 audit and set in motion almost $2 million in infrastructure work on three projects. “The city ended its...
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04/05/2016
A California native attending Louisiana Tech University said he likes living in Ruston just as much as he did living in California. Zeppy Cheng, a sophomore at Tech, came to Ruston specifically to...
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04/05/2016
The Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s annual Walk a Mile in Their Shoes was held Saturday at Cook Park. The event drew young men and young women, along with their families out to participate to raise...
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04/04/2016
A Ruston doctor and his former nurse practitioner are free on bail today after being arrested Friday on a combined 142 counts of unlawful prescribing of narcotics. Richard I. Ballard, 59, an...