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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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04/15/2016
Lincoln Parish residents who may be eligible for various forms of disaster assistance as a result of the March flooding and serve storms have two deadlines approaching. Disaster unemployment...
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04/15/2016
For King and Country hosted a benefit concert for the North Central Louisiana Boys and Girls Club Thursday night. All proceeds raised from this concert will benefit the club directly, which...
04/15/2016
The Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative board is waiting on word from the state as to whether money the group’s already spent on a project to lessen the draw on the Sparta Aquifer...
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04/15/2016
The 10th annual Senior Expo was held today at the Ruston Civic Center. The event hosts booths from businesses within the community that are geared toward senior citizens. Pictured above are Argusta...
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04/14/2016
For several years students in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design’s Architecture 335 class have partnered with various organizations in Lincoln Parish to design and build structures ranging...
04/14/2016
At 6 p.m. this evening, Bruce Baker, a lecturer in American History at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom, will give a lecture, “How To Own All the Cotton In the World: William P. Brown and...
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04/14/2016
Amanda Meng, an eighth grader at A.E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University, placed fourth at the Louisiana State MATHCOUNTS Competition in Alexandria, for sixth-eighth grade middle...
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04/14/2016
New Tech @ Ruston students, from left to right, Hannah Patterson, Rebecca Norris and Vastasia Ellis sat down with community leader Bill Cox, left, to discuss how World War II affected American...
04/13/2016
City officials want to know what restaurants, entertainment options and shopping options residents would like to see come to Ruston. They’ve posted a four-question survey on the city’s website,...
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04/13/2016
Ruston residents Mike Craft and Edwin Davis have been friends a long time. So the morning in 2012 when Davis asked Craft to hang round a bit longer after coffee at a local convenience store, Craft...