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Traffic along a stretch of Celebrity Drive between Eagle Drive and Commerce Street in north Ruston is flowing again now that a $750,000 road revamp project is done. City officials, along with business representatives, cut a ribbon officially re-opened the roadway Wednesday. They say the upgrades will not only enhance safety but also improve transportation. “It’s taking one of the main economic thoroughfares and putting it in good shape,” Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker said about the project. Celebrity Drive helps connect the area between the I-20 north service road and state Highway 33. The...

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08/02/2013
As part of Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team’s Operation Summer Heat Ladarius Dehun Winzer was arrested. Winzer, 32, of 1057 Sage Court, was arrested at 10...
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08/02/2013
Two local volunteer firefighters have recently been honored for not only their service, but also their pursuit of higher education. Jordan Gray, 23, has been a volunteer with the Lincoln Parish Fire...
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08/02/2013
Late last month, A.E. Phillips Elementary School and the College of Education at Louisiana Tech University offered a learning experience for both local children and students hoping to one day become...
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08/01/2013
Six more individuals have been arrested as part of the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team’s Operation Summer Heat campaign. LPNET officers made four initial arrests late last week as a result...
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08/01/2013
GRAMBLING — In difficult times when money is tight, there are fewer jobs, more duties for those employed and significant structural changes, customer service is key. Chicago-based consultant, trainer...
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08/01/2013
Saturday will bring the final installment of the Joy Tellis Cooper Foundation’s Family Day in the Park. Cooper, who is a former Ruston resident, has been presenting the event, which hands out free...
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07/31/2013
Ruston High School students were honored for their exceptional performance on Advanced Placement tests with a visit from Gov. Bobby Jindal and State Superintendent of Education John White on Tuesday.
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07/31/2013
On Saturday, the Ruston Police Department received information from the United States Marshal’s Service regarding a fugitive from Baltimore, Md., that was currently in the Ruston area. The...
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07/31/2013
All around Ruston on Friday and Saturday, volunteers for the Weekend of the Cross, or “Christians Reaching Out in the Savior’s Service,” of Trinity United Methodist Church could be seen painting,...
07/31/2013
Affordable Colleges Online (AC Online), a web-based news site that provides students and parents with information about affordable higher education options, has once again ranked Louisiana Tech...