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NEWS

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07/08/2020 - 12:00am
For the first time in more than 30 years, Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has raised the city’s electric rate, but because of a more favorable power supply contract, customers should see a decrease in the electric portion of their utility bill starting...

SPORTS

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Leader photos by NATE NASWORTHY

Members of Ruston’s boys indoor track and field team show their excitement after receiving their state championship rings.

07/03/2020 - 12:00am
The year 2020 will be one that the Ruston High School boys track and field team will never forget. Many will remember it as the year when the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world. But Ruston’s boys track team will remember it as the year when they came...

OPINIONS

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07/08/2020 - 12:00am
I don’t know about you, but I sure am confused about all this current debate over gender equity, gay rights, and transgenders, especially with new rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court. I keep reading in the newspaper about LGBT. I had to look up the...

OBITUARIES

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07/08/2020 - 12:00am
Reverend Cage “Mack” McLemore of Farmerville, LA, son of the late Cage McLemore and Ellen Gathright, passed away on July 1, 2020, at the age of 94. For those wishing to pay their respects, visitation was open to the public from 1 - 2 p.m. on July 5...