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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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08/24/2013
Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth (center) buys the first ticket for a Jeep raffle benefiting Buddy Ball of Ruston. Buddy Ball is a softball league for special-needs youngsters. Tickets for this 2014...
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08/24/2013
State Rep. Rob Shadoin served as the main speaker at the Northeast Louisiana Association of Realtors meeting earlier this week at the Historic Ruston Fire Station. The program was presented by Diane...
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08/24/2013
After 36 years of service to Liberty Mutual, Fred Sutton put in his last day Aug. 16. More than 50 friends and colleagues — as well as Fred’s wife Lee, his daughter, sister and his extended family—...
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08/24/2013
Next week, we observe Labor Day. A federal holiday since 1894, Labor Day celebrates the achievements of American workers — people, like yourself, who work hard for their money. But to make progress...
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08/24/2013
Question: Our daughter is nearly 30 and has moved back in with us again. She can’t seem to keep a job. We’re paying for her gas, her cell phone bill and even her car note. I feel trapped. We don’t...
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08/24/2013
“Retirement is an opportunity to open a new, active chapter in life.” Do you agree with that statement? An increasing number of Americans do, and it’s changing their whole approach to later life. “...
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08/23/2013
Construction workers recently began work on rebuilding a 6,000-square-foot building, including a 2,000 square foot flea market and office spaces, located at 1414 W. California Ave. that was partially...
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08/23/2013
Students at Ruston Elementary School are back in class today after a blown electrical transformer forced them to spend most of Thursday afternoon sitting on the playground. Ruston firefighters...
08/23/2013
Locals interested in adopting a pet or getting their own pet spayed or neutered will have an opportunity to do both this weekend in conjunction with Waggin’ Tails Ranch. Waggin’ Tails Ranch will be...
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08/23/2013
On Thursday, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested a prison guard employed at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. The arrest was a result of a joint...