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Leader photos by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT Top photo: From left, Sadie Smith, Sadie McGill and Savannah Dorking, Louisiana Tech University cheerleaders, wave to the Louisiana Peach Festival 2016’s “A Peach of My Heart” Parade crowd Saturday in downtown Ruston. Pictured right, Burris Wollsieffer, Monster Moto CEO, was the grand marshal for this year’s parade.

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06/24/2013
The Peach Fest came to a close with the crowning of Angela Cassels, of West Monroe, as the 63rd Miss Dixie Gem Peach. Also crowned for the Miss’ Division were — Miss Spirit of Ruston Anna Blake;...
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06/24/2013
A Choudrant teen was booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention Center for aggravated rape following a tip the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office received in reference to 19-year-old Hunter Mickhail...
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06/24/2013
Last week, when the clues for the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival Treasure Hunt started being aired on the radio and published in the Ruston Daily Leader, many scrabbled trying to find the card that...
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06/24/2013
When thinking of peach dishes, most would naturally gravitate toward peach cobbler, but each year locals test out their culinary skills to see what new peach dish they can conjure up for the annual...
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06/24/2013
Car enthusiasts and general observers had the opportunity to appreciate a host of classic cars and trucks Saturday in downtown Ruston during the weekend’s festivities. Hosted by the Ruston Antique...
06/22/2013
Revelers packed the streets of Ruston hoping to catch some candy and a few souvenirs as the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival Parade rolled down Alabama Avenue and through downtown Ruston on Saturday...
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06/22/2013
As the 2013 Peach festival came to an end, a new Princess Peach was crowned. The 63rd Princess Peach Georgia Dugdale, 4, is the daughter of Bart and Joanna Dugdale. Dugdale said she wanted to compete...
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06/22/2013
For more than five years area youngsters have came together to compete in the Diaper Derby as part of the Louisiana Peach Festival. Faye Barnes, co-owner of Barnes Portraiture, said this year’s...
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06/22/2013
It’s no secret that water conservation and the future of supply levels are a concern here in Lincoln Parish. But many people don’t realize how widespread the problem is and how many people are...
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06/22/2013
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held June 13 for Beyond Nice, located at 1102 S. Vienna St. The event was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.