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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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07/02/2016
Temple Baptist Church will try to “Heal Our Land” with the help of a standout singer-songwriter with local ties as it holds its 19th annual patriotic celebration starting at 7:30 p.m. today with...
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07/02/2016
To be Miss Louisiana, it takes more than just a pretty face, and Justine Ker, the newly crowned winner of the pageant, has the brains and inspirational quality to earn her title. The Ruston native —...
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07/02/2016
JPS Ford officially broke ground recently on its new dealership property on Gap Farm Road in Arcadia. The Bienville Parish Chamber of Commerce and the Arcadia Mayor’s Office, along with family and...
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07/02/2016
HOUSTON — EY announced recently that Kyle McDonald, CEO of Argent Financial Group, one of the largest independent southern wealth management firms, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016...
07/01/2016
The addition of a 50-bed dormitory would give the Lincoln Parish Detention Center needed bed space and save money over the long run, detention center Warden Jim Tuten said Thursday. The proposed dorm...
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07/01/2016
Top photo: Members of the community gathered during the Candle Light Vigil of Remembrance and Hope Thursday evening by the Lady of the Mist on the Louisiana Tech University campus. Mallory Garza, a...
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07/01/2016
As Lincoln Parish lights up the sky with fireworks celebrating Independence Day, local officials urge residents to stay safe and remember not all cities allow shooting fireworks. Ruston Police...
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06/30/2016
The Ruston Daily Leader won 28 awards in the Louisiana Press Association’s Better Newspaper Editorial Competition and Better Newspaper Advertising Competition for 2015. The honors include first-place...
06/30/2016
A vigil for the victims involved in the Orlando massacre will take place from 8:30-9:30 p.m. today at Louisiana Tech University’s Lady of the Mist. Mallory Garza, a counseling psychology doctoral...
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06/30/2016
John Paul Collins grew up listening to his grandmother tell stories about life on the family farm. “She’d tell me it was hard,” he said. “And it was,” Collins’ father, John Collins said. “...