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Since its beginning in 2014, The Peach Stop Passport Game has been helping direct potential customers to the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce members in the time leading up to the Louisiana Peach Festival. “Now, heading into its third year, it’s enjoyed by the business owners and players alike,” according to the Chamber website. “The foremost goal of this event is to encourage Lincoln Parish residents and non-residents alike, to show support to small businesses in this community.” The 2016 Peach Stop game will run from June 20 to June 25, and participants will have a week to visit as many...

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05/19/2016
The Ruston High School Freshman Academy recently teamed up with Lincoln ACHIEVE to wrap up the 2015-16 Positive Behavior Incentive program. The trip was made possible through mini grants awarded to...
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05/19/2016
The Sunrise Kiwanis Club recently celebrated 15 years of early grades reading within the Lincoln Parish School District as it gathered for the final reading session of the 2015-16 year at the Lincoln...
05/18/2016
Sales tax collections in Lincoln Parish so far this year are up over 2015 numbers, but just barely. That’s the word the Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission got Tuesday. The $11 million...
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05/18/2016
About 25 Ruston residents took colored pencils and maps in hand Tuesday and marked where they would like to see the city build bike and pedestrian pathways. The trail-planning forum, held as part of...
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05/18/2016
United Way of Northeast Louisiana recently wrapped up the 2015-16 READ.LEARN.SUCCEED initiative in Lincoln Parish. Students from Hillcrest Elementary, Cypress Springs Elementary and Ruston Elementary...
05/18/2016
Ruston’s municipal swimming pool is closed for good. City officials decided not to reopen the 85-year-old pool this season because of safety issues and dwindling usage. “It was not an easy decision....
05/17/2016
It took Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission only a matter of minutes Monday night to endorse 10 proposed revisions to the city’s zoning code. The revisions, which basically tweak items already...
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05/17/2016
When Dave Guerin took a “leap of faith,” he set out to shed around 130 pounds. After two years, Guerin finally reached his ideal weight of 190 pounds. “I feel great,” he said. “I feel and look a lot...
05/17/2016
A Robeline man was cited with disturbing the peace after being struck by a train in downtown Ruston. Ruston Police Department Deputy Chief Clint Williams said the department responded to a call at 10...
05/17/2016
The Town of Dubach was approved for a Louisiana Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $506,770 that will be used to improve the water distribution system in the town. Markay Brown,...