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Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 11:03am
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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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04/24/2016
Cancer survivor Anita Harper, of Choudrant, gets high-fives as she completes the survivors lap during the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life Friday. The event raises funds and awareness in...
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04/24/2016
The Solid Waste and Recycling Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury are moving forward with several plans to help the trash problem in the parish. Area residents and Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker...
04/24/2016
Lincoln Parish residents impacted by the March storms have the opportunity to postpone their federal student loan payments with disaster forbearance. According to mygreatlakes.org, a nonprofit...
04/24/2016
The annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be held from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center, located at 165 Fairgrounds Road off state Hwy. 33 north....
04/24/2016
All Lincoln Parish kindergarten through fifth grade students will receive standards based report cards by the 2018-19 school year. Reading Recovery Coach Lisa Mangum said standard based report cards...
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04/24/2016
For the second year in row, members of the mixed ensemble at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and Arts brought home the big trophy after earning an overall superior rating for performance and a...
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04/24/2016
The A.E. Phillips 4-H Club served the Ruston Community at Dine in the Pines recently to benefit Pine Hills Advocacy Center. Community service is an important component of the 4-H program and is vital...
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04/24/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new location of Beau Monde Boutique. Beau Monde is located at 130 West Park Ave. with Lagniappe Embroidery and...
04/24/2016
Andy McIntyre, McIntyre & Associates, Inc. in Ruston, and Andrew Maestrini, CIC, Southern States General Agency in Ruston, LA, were installed as Directors. The Louisiana Surplus Line Association...
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04/22/2016
For the second time in less than a week, state transportation officials have closed an Interstate 20 bridge in Lincoln Parish because of holes in the bridge’s surface. The Louisiana Highway 506...