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The Ruston Community Theatre recently wrapped up their 2015-16 season with the musical “Oklahoma!” Jonathan Baines, a member of the RCT board, said the group was thankful for local support. “Ruston Community Theatre would like to thank the community for making the summer musical “Oklahoma!” a successful close to another great season,” he said. “This season, RCT also celebrated ten years as a priority partner with the Dixie Center for the Arts.” In honor of those ten years, RCT revived “The Foreigner,” which was the first production RCT held in the Dixie, he said. RCT also introduced a junior...

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07/15/2016
Top photo: Abigail Henkel draws on the sidewalk outside of the Lincoln Parish Library Thursday afternoon as part of the Teen Sidewalk Art event. Several teens gathered just outside of the main doors...
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07/15/2016
Sports have long been a part of Lincoln Parish history, and the staff at the Lincoln Parish Library wants to showcase it along side the “Hometown Teams” Smithsonian traveling exhibit. To do so, Nick...
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07/14/2016
The key to Louisiana’s tourism success is its people. That’s the message Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser brought to the Ruston Rotary Club Wednesday. “We’ve got great food, music, history, but the one thing...
07/14/2016
Four more people applied for the Grambling State University president position Wednesday while two of the previous five applicants dropped out.
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07/14/2016
The organizer of a the local All Lives Matter Extravaganza said the recent fatal shootings of two black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota and the deadly attack on officers in Dallas...
07/14/2016
Beginning at 7 tonight, local residents can step back to the early 1900s with the cast of the Ruston Community Theatre as they present “Oklahoma!” “Set in 1906, the story centers around the budding...
07/13/2016
Residents who want to comment on a possible decision by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury to stop maintaining some or all of approximately six miles of dead-end roads will have the opportunity to do so...
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07/13/2016
In his introduction of Gov. John Bel Edwards at Tuesday night’s Union Parish Chamber of Commerce banquet, Rep. Rob Shadoin, R-Ruston, foreshadowed a common theme during the governor’s remarks. In...
07/13/2016
The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday approved two change orders for the Ruston High School spirit building and freshman locker room project and on New Tech classrooms. Construction crews will...
07/12/2016
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is now poised to change the city’s alcohol ordinance to allow bars and restaurants that sell alcoholic beverages to stay open until 2 a.m. The establishments now must close...