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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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05/27/2013
Americans planned to gather at cemeteries, memorials and monuments nationwide to honor fallen military service members on Memorial Day, at a time when combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and...
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05/27/2013
After a short discussion, it was agreed that the employees working for the Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission will be given a 3 percent raise this year. During their regular meeting earlier...
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05/27/2013
Three new “residents” were welcomed into Louisiana Tech University’s Spirit Park recently, as bronze busts of Louisiana Tech Presidents Ralph L. Ropp (1949 – 1962), F. Jay Taylor (1962 – 1987) and...
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05/25/2013
Overwhelmed can be a bad feeling, like seeing your world turned upside down by a monstrous mile-wide tornado that destroys nearly everything in its path. It can also be a good feeling, as strong...
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05/25/2013
Area gun lovers have a unique chance to add to their collection at very little cost to themselves and great benefit to a local agency. The Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department is currently selling a...
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05/25/2013
Every day, in peace and war, United States service members at home and abroad carry a responsibility that most will never endure. They are the guardians of our freedom and protectors of our shores....
05/25/2013
A small business tax workshop will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the LSU-Shreveport Business/Education Building Room 103. The event, sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center...
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05/25/2013
Sonny Dykes has two good reasons to follow the San Francisco 49ers closely during the 2013 season. Two of the wide receivers on the Super Bowl runner-ups were coached by Dykes as collegians. There’s...
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05/24/2013
The colors of spring will take on a red, white and blue tint this weekend as Memorial Day celebrations are set for the area. Grambling American Legion Post 593 got a head start on things Thursday as...
05/24/2013
Southwestern Energy’s decision to enter into a contract to use water from the Sparta Aquifer to frack its wells has stirred controversy. D’Arbonne Lake Watershed Commission president Steve Cagle said...