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Traffic along a stretch of Celebrity Drive between Eagle Drive and Commerce Street in north Ruston is flowing again now that a $750,000 road revamp project is done. City officials, along with business representatives, cut a ribbon officially re-opened the roadway Wednesday. They say the upgrades will not only enhance safety but also improve transportation. “It’s taking one of the main economic thoroughfares and putting it in good shape,” Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker said about the project. Celebrity Drive helps connect the area between the I-20 north service road and state Highway 33. The...

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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...
11/24/2013
In its regular monthly meeting, the town of Dubach discussed the appointment of a new board member on the board of commissioners for the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 and an increase in fines on...
11/24/2013
Louisiana Tech’s fall quarter commencement exercises were held Nov. 16, with diplomas awarded to 304 graduates. Commencement marked the close of fall quarter activities at the university, with winter...
11/24/2013
Louisiana Tech has announced the names of students on its fall quarter President’s and Dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the...
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11/22/2013
State epidemiologist Dr. Raoult Ratard has some advice for Louisianans: Change your lifestyle. “Start having a healthy diet, lose weight, stop smoking, watch your blood pressure and watch the...
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11/22/2013
With the opening of Main Street Exchange this week, Ruston has joined the ranks of several big cities around the country with the latest shopping trend — occasional shops. Only open a few days each...
11/22/2013
A well-known rapper officially donated $5,000 to Grambling State University on Tuesday. Wale, a musician from Washington, D.C., pledged to help the university’s football team with new uniforms and...
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11/21/2013
The telephone rings. Natalie Taylor touches her computer screen and answers, “Ruston police and fire.” There’s a hit-and-run traffic accident on East Georgia Avenue. Taylor dispatches a police...