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01/16/2017 - 11:52am
It’s that time of year again, and Miss Louisiana Tech University Anna Blake has begun her efforts to help collect prom dresses, then match them with local high school junior and senior girls who could not normally afford one. This program is called the Cinderella Project, and it does more than just...
01/16/2017 - 11:59am
Critics say Rondi Charleston sings a lazy jazz ballad like no other — now Ruston gets to decide as she performs at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. “Rondi Charleston is no newcomer to the spotlight,” Sarah Creekmore, administrative assistant for the library, said. “She...
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01/16/2017 - 12:07pm
City and parish officials cut the ribbon Friday to formally open the recycling transfer station located at the Lincoln Parish Landfill. Once the trucks have made their rounds, they back inside the building, and dump their loads into large opening at the back of the building, into a trailer below...
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01/14/2017 - 7:46pm
The first graders have blasted thru the first half of the year and are ready for the second half. They hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and enjoyed the crafts/ornaments their child made. They sure had an awesome time making them for you. They also appreciate each and every gift/...
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01/14/2017 - 7:53pm
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new office of Rob Shadoin, State Representative for District 12, on Dec. 15.

Announcements

Mike and Valerie Liles, of Haughton, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Leigh Anne Liles to Justin Post, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Doris and Al Bantle; the late Yvonne Bunting; Joe Liles, of Haughton; and Tom Bunting...
Ashley Harper Binns, of Ruston, and David Winfield McCandless, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, were united in holy matrimony at 2 p.m. Dec. 31 at The Bridge Community Church. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Kevin Johnson. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Janet Wilson, of Ruston...

Sports

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Sue Donohoe.

Vickie Johnson.

A Thomas Assembly Center filled with legends on a Saturday afternoon.

Louisiana Tech...

JONESBORO, Ark. —After a weekend of action at the Mid-Winter Classic, hosted by Arkansas State University, the Lady Techsters took home a...

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Jasmine LeBlanc scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds but for the second time in three years Old Dominion defeated the Lady...

Editorials

Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream was simple. King dreamt that we could live in a nation where citizens were judged not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their...
It’s one thing to perform in a national competition, but it is another when it just so happens that history will be made in the same weekend. The Ruston High School Choir,...