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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 2:02pm
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In order to make up the approximately $50,000 lost during this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has taken over and created several events for the month of December. The Chamber will continue its annual #ShopRuston campaign event 12 Days of Christmas Shopping, but will also takeover the annual Lincoln Lights Up the Pines event and the annual Ruston Christmas Parade, said Chamber president Judy Copeland. In addition to taking over those events, the Chamber will also add the first Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook Off. Earlier this year, Chamber officials...

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11/22/2017
In order to make up the approximately $50,000 lost during this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has taken over and created several events for the month of...
11/22/2017
Sales tax income across Lincoln Parish continued its general upward trend during the third quarter of 2017 and in year-to-date comparisons for the same period last year, figures given to the parish...
11/22/2017
A Lincoln Parish grand jury has indicted Jaylin M. Wayne, 19, for first-degree murder in shooting deaths of two men on the Grambling State University campus. Wayne, of St. Louis, is now formally...
11/22/2017
A Ruston man faces attempted second-degree murder charges today stemming from an incident that occurred Saturday night on Eastland Avenue. City police arrested Brandon Oneal Maryland, 36, of 793 Hwy...
11/21/2017
A mass choir from churches in Ruston and Farmerville will perform a benefit gospel concert for the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center and Lincoln Total Community Action Agency at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at New...
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11/21/2017
Former Ruston High School standout quarterback Brad Laird continues living the football coaching dream. Becoming head coach for an alma mater is a goal for many football coaches, and Laird, who has...
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11/20/2017
The director of a Ruston animal rescue agency is free on bond after being arrested Saturday following an incident involving her former daughter in law. Suellyn Martin, 69, of 908 Pea Ridge Road, was...
11/20/2017
More than 70 Lincoln Parish school district fifth- through seventh- grade students recently participated in the 10th annual two-day art workshop. The student art pieces will be kept and prepared for...
11/19/2017
BATON ROUGE (AP) — John Schroder, a Republican businessman and former legislator, won a special election Saturday for state treasurer. Schroder had 56 percent of the vote over Democrat Derrick...
11/19/2017
Lincoln Parish voters went with the apparent winner in Saturday’s runoff election for state treasurer, giving John Schroder 60 percent of the vote. Complete but unofficial returns show Schroder, a...