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07/19/2018 - 11:24am
The city of Ruston has a new marketing tool. It’s a video brochure that allows recipients to both see and hear the city’s pitch. The 8-inch-by-6-inch piece opens to a miniature LCD screen that automatically begins playing a video featuring the city’s business development efforts, its partnership...
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07/19/2018 - 11:25am
Khloe Deville, 6, of Truxno (left), and Eddie Henry, 8, of Dubach (right), got to meet and share Scooby snacks with Scooby-Doo Wednesday afternoon at the Ruston Post Office. The canine sleuth was in town to celebrate the release of new forever stamps bearing his likeness.
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07/19/2018 - 11:27am
Dolly Levi, right, played by Tami Alexander, helps match two townspeople in the Ruston Community Theatre’s upcoming production of “Hello, Dolly!” set to open at 7 p.m. tonight at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students and children.
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07/19/2018 - 11:29am
Lincoln Parish School Board District 2 representative David Ferguson today announced his bid for re-election. Qualifying for the Nov. 6 primary is underway and continues until 4:30 p.m. Friday at the parish Clerk of Court’s office. Ferguson released the following statement: “I would like to thank...
07/19/2018 - 11:32am
Candidate qualifying for the Nov. 6 primary continues in the Lincoln Parish Clerk of Court’s office until 4:30 p.m. Friday. Here’s a list of the local and regional contenders as of this morning: 5th District Congressman: Incumbent Rep. Ralph Abraham, Republican, Archibald. 2nd Circuit Court of...

Announcements

Kaitlyn Daniel, of Davenport, Iowa, and Sean McGowan, of Ruston, proudly announce their recent engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Chris and Donna Daniel, of Davenport, Iowa; and the granddaughter of Larry and Rosemary Daniel, of Lidderdale, Iowa; Mary Ann Myrda...
Ed and Elsie Spiller, of Ruston, recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by the couple’s family on July 7 at the Ruston Civic Center Peach Suite. Ed and Elsie have resided in Ruston since 1980 and are members of Temple Baptist Church. They were wed July 3, 1948.

Sports

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The Ruston Bearcat Football Camp will be held from 9 a.m. - noon on Tuesday - July 26 at James Field at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium. The cost of...

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GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University football team placed five student-athletes on the HBCU Gameday All-American Team on Monday evening....

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Louisiana Tech senior wide receiver Teddy Veal was named today to the 2018 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List, it was...

Editorials

Dangerous heat conditions aren’t the only thing Lincoln Parish residents need to keep in mind doing day-to-day activities as we move into the heart of summer. The hot and wet...
Louisiana Tech University’s football team has been a proven winner in recent years. On Monday, that winning team became much bigger by combining with First National Bank and...