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The Ruston Daily Leader won 28 awards in the Louisiana Press Association’s Better Newspaper Editorial Competition and Better Newspaper Advertising Competition for 2015. The honors include first-place awards in several news, sports, layout and advertising categories. “The staff of the Ruston Daily Leader strives daily to produce a quality hometown newspaper for the good people of Ruston and Lincoln Parish. These awards are well deserved and a good indication of our continued service to this community,” Daily Leader Publisher Rick Hohlt said. The Daily Leader competed against similar sized...

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11/26/2013
The main branch of Bank of Ruston will play host to all past artists who have presented their work at the annual Holiday Art Exhibit. Angie Biscomb, marketing director for the bank, said the event is...
11/26/2013
The Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission elected new officers for 2014, among other things, in their regular meeting last week at the Union Parish Courthouse Annex. Position of secretary and...
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11/25/2013
Residents who have always wanted to try CrossFit, the high-octane fitness craze sweeping the globe, but have felt intimidated by super-fit regulars, or just thought it wasn’t their thing, now have a...
11/25/2013
A Ruston-based entrepreneur was chosen out of 15 presentations as best business idea during the Technology Business Development Center’s “Won in One” idea pitch competition. Held recently at...
11/25/2013
The Dixie Center for the Arts will host the Christmas edition of a slap-stick comedy beginning Dec. 5 “Christmas Belles,” is the a sequel to a previous play Ruston Community presented in March 2011 “...
11/25/2013
The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is providing nearly 150 radio devices to police departments at 10 universities across the state. The transfer involves...
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11/24/2013
For 16 years the North Central Louisiana Arts Council has brought local artists to the attention of the community through the Holiday Arts Tour. Nicole Duet, an assistant professor of art at...
11/24/2013
The National Weather Service office in Shreveport has issued a winter weather watch for much of the region, including Lincoln Parish, from 6 p.m. tonight through noon Monday. There is a 60 percent...
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11/24/2013
In the blink of an eye, Abby Rike’s whole life changed. In October of 2006, Rike’s husband and two children were killed in a head-on car crash. After that, she became a contestant on the reality...
11/24/2013
On Thursday, during the Lincoln Parish Detention Center’s regular monthly meeting, Sheriff Mike Stone committed to paying one half of the 85 percent of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury’s part in the...