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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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09/25/2013
Gun, knife and outdoor enthusiasts have the opportunity to stock up for the fall hunting and recreation season at the Ruston Gun, Knife and Coin Show, set for Oct. 5-6 at the Ruston Civic Center. The...
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09/24/2013
On Monday, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office embarked on a chase of two men, which lead to one suspect hiding in a bathroom cabinet. At approximately 12:05 p.m. Monday, a resident on Louisiana...
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09/24/2013
A big piece of history in the Louisiana Tech University quadrangle was lost over the weekend as this huge oak tree split with a bulk of the branches coming to the ground.
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09/24/2013
Many lives were affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, luckily one local lady says she listened to the Lord when he spoke to her and left New Orleans only a few days before the storm hit. “I was...
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09/24/2013
Grambling Mayor Edward Jones thinks he’s attended nearly all of the Grambling State University Founder’s Week community breakfasts. Jasmine Hill attended her first. The annual Founder’s Week...
09/24/2013
PayScale.com released its 2013-14 College Salary Report and has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 1 among Louisiana’s public and private universities in average starting salaries for recent...
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09/23/2013
At 4 p.m. Saturday, people gathered in Choudrant to watch outhouses fly down Elm Street. There were a variety of people at the Outhouse Races, from first time observers to seasoned participants....
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09/23/2013
A state-of-the-art technical writing lab was dedicated earlier this month honoring a former associate dean who also served Louisiana Tech’s English department for more than 30 years. The Dennis E....
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09/23/2013
The invigorating energy of motivational speaker Harvey Alston fired up an audience of faculty members at Grambling State University’s service learning lunch appreciation ceremony last week. He...
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09/22/2013
A lot of little girls strutted across the stage Saturday morning in Dubach. At 10 a.m. Saturday, the Louisiana Chicken Festival hosted the 25th annual Chicken Festival beauty pageant for girls ages...