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The long-awaited Tarbutton Road project should be a step closer to going out for bids today. Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday approved what officials hope is the final supplemental agreement with the state Department of Transportation and Development involving the project. Mayor Ronny Walker signed an agreement Monday evening and sent it overnight to DOTD administrators in Baton Rouge. “This agreement designates what part of the roadway around the junior high school is the state’s, is the city’s and is the parish’s,” Walker said. Tarbutton Road runs in front of Ruston Junior High School...

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04/18/2016
Tickets are now on sale for the annual Sigma Nu Crawfish Boil benefit to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Tickets cost $20 per person, $50 for a sponsorship advertisement on the official...
04/18/2016
The search continues today for a Grambling man wanted for questioning in connection with a weekend shooting that left a Ruston man dead. Investigators want the public’s help in locating Jodi Adolphus...
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04/18/2016
It all began as a hobby with a few simple pictures of his son during his senior year on the football field. Then, other parents began asking Courtney Cooper, a Choudrant native, to use his...
04/16/2016
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff Department and Grambling police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in the weekend shooting death of a 33-year Ruston man. Investigators want to question...
04/16/2016
Seventy-five sixth through eighth grade Dubach School students will attend Ruston School District Schools beginning in 2016-17 school year. Roughly 25 to 30 sixth grade students will attend I.A....
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04/16/2016
Hunks of concrete fell out of the Interstate 20 bridge at Cooktown Road on the roadway below Friday forcing the state to close the bridge. The hole was discovered about midday and by 4 p.m. had grown...
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04/16/2016
More than 1,400 students — a new record — participated in Louisiana Tech University’s Student Government Association’s annual community service project Saturday. More than 50 student organizations,...
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04/16/2016
Bri Morgan led prayer and songs during Friday evening’s Worship in the Park event. Approximately 200 people braved chilly winds and threatening skies to participate in the ecumenical event held in...
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04/16/2016
The Ruston Rotary Club announced the recipients of the April Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their accomplishments at the April 13 luncheon and was...
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04/16/2016
The Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation has recognized the city of Ruston with the LWCC Safest 70 Award. The award is given for excellence, outstanding performance and commitment to workplace...