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Despite first-year numbers lower than what he had hoped, Ruston’s venture into curbside recycling has still been “extremely successful,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. Twelve months after the city started the program in January 2017, 742 households and approximately 300 small businesses are participating, according to statistics compiled by city. Of those households, 612 are inside the city limits and 130 outside the city. Ruston offers recycling within a 3-mile radius of the city limits. As of December, just over 230 tons of items that otherwise would have gone to the parish landfill had been...

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01/20/2018
Despite first-year numbers lower than what he had hoped, Ruston’s venture into curbside recycling has still been “extremely successful,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. Twelve months after the city started...
01/20/2018
As the Louisiana Board of Regents continues to grapple with the state Legislature on decades-long budget cuts, local higher education leaders have adapted by finding new ways of staying competitive...
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01/19/2018
“Being an American means to be free.” That was the message from Miss Grambling State 2017 Jimmitriv “Jimmi” Roberson, 21, during an interview with The Washington Post in early October for an article...
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01/19/2018
More than 200 people showed up to applaud this year’s nominees during the 98th Annual Chamber Awards Banquet at the Ruston Civic Center Thursday evening. Doug Postel, emcee for the event, welcomed...
01/18/2018
The Ruston Cultural District Board of Directors recently stated that the “Bulldog Project,” which was originally set to be released in early 2018, has been postponed. “Due to unforeseen circumstances...
01/18/2018
The Ruston Cultural District is bringing Cultural Construction to the Ruston Civic Center area from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Haley Perot, Cultural District board president, said the event is meant...
01/18/2018
A Mesquite, Texas, man charged with attempted second-degree murder in connection with a November 2017 shooting in Ruston is now in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. Brian L. Milsap, 22, of 2423...
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01/17/2018
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce 98th Annual Awards Banquet, presented by First National Bank has been rescheduled for 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. Judy Copeland, president...
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01/17/2018
Lincoln Parish will remain cold and frozen at least another day, but city and parish officials say things are looking up. “Tomorrow we should get back above freezing and start thawing out,” Kip...
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01/16/2018
Travel in Lincoln Parish came to a near grinding halt today after the first winter storm of 2018 spread a wintery mix, following by an inch or more of snow across the area. Parish public and private...