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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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07/16/2013
For the past 13 years the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team has hosted a training session to help educate attendees about current issues. “This year’s training is particularly pertinent, since it deals...
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07/16/2013
Nearly 400 incoming students attended last week’s freshman orientation at Louisiana Tech, where students learned about various organizations on campus, living in dorms and signed up for fall classes...
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07/15/2013
The sixth annual Eddie G. Robinson Football Camp was held Saturday at Greenwood Park in Ruston. The one-day event was led by Ronnie Lyons and Eddie Robinson Jr. and taught the fundamentals of...
07/15/2013
Bad weather on July 11 resulted in three separate incidents for the Lincoln Parish Fire Department, which also responded to a fourth call unrelated to the storm on that same night. During the storm,...
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07/15/2013
The 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival pumped approximately $2.7 million into the Lincoln Parish economy. Figures released by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, the organization that produces the...
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07/14/2013
It’s a new era for Louisiana Tech University, and a new era for Louisiana Tech’s Happening, too. The Happening XXXII, presented by Argent Financial, will take place at 6 p.m., Aug. 13 at the Monroe...
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07/14/2013
Downtown Ruston’s skyline has turned clearer following the recent removal of overhead power lines, which were moved underground during construction in the area. The changes are the result of a plan...
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07/14/2013
With all the honors and accolades he’s received, Ruston Daily Leader executive sports editor O.K. Buddy Davis could have easily hit the big-time press circuit years and years ago. But big city lights...
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07/14/2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has named Travis Napper, president and CEO of Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau, as one of 30 future leaders of...
07/13/2013
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...