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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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06/27/2013
After six months of work, appeals and negotiations, Louisiana legislators offered a final budget which restored almost all of the funds lost during last year’s budget cuts to domestic violence...
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06/26/2013
Grambling State University will host its annual Beacon Awards Gala in early September, honoring individuals and organizations committed to strong character, high ethical standards and the community...
06/26/2013
The Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission discussed several issues last week including updates to the spillway’s Tainter Gate Project, progress of water sales with Southwestern Energy and the...
06/26/2013
The North Central Alliance Partners in Prevention Advisory Board met Tuesday to discuss what was planned for summer. Jean Hartzog, with the Office of Behavioral Health, announced that there would be...
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06/25/2013
Another arrest and additional charges have been made in connection to a drug bust that was executed by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team (LPNET) more than two weeks ago.
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06/25/2013
Two years ago, a mother and daughter decided to open up a little boutique and tanning salon together. Chessy’s Boutique and Tanning Salon was originally opened in Arcadia, but since March the store...
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06/25/2013
The Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to two separate incidents over the weekend. At 1:24 p.m. Saturday, the LPFD was requested for mutual aid to a motor vehicle accident at U.S. Highway 167...
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06/25/2013
Occupations in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are projected to grow by nearly 10 percent over the next five years. Experts estimate Louisiana alone will have 69,000...
06/25/2013
Business Insider, a news and information website that provides financial, tech, entertainment, media and digital industry analysis and commentary, has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 11 in the...
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06/24/2013
The annual closing night concert helped wrap up the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival. Pictured above is the Buddy Terzia Band.