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Musical performances were plentiful during the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival Saturday Photo above: Uncle Kracker capped off the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival before a large crowd Saturday night at Railroad Park. Photo below: Russ Town Band director Lawrence Gibbs conducts the community musicians during the band’s annual Americana Concert on Saturday held in conjunction with the Louisiana Peach Festival.

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06/21/2017
Dustin Lott traveled across north Ruston this week to discover the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival Peach Hunt prize Tuesday at the Rock Island Greenway and receive a $500 cash prize. “It’s truly a...
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06/21/2017
The Ruston Community Theatre presents their second production of the year — “The Lion King Jr.” Above left is Rafiki, played by Anna Katherine Thompson. Right, Nala, played by Alma Moegle, and Simba...
06/21/2017
Louisiana Peach Festival events planned for outdoors Friday afternoon have been canceled and the evening concerts relocated in anticipation of excessive rainfall from Tropical Storm Cindy. But...
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06/20/2017
One of the favorite parts of Ruston’s annual big event for many people are the sweet sounds of the Louisiana Peach Festival concerts. This year is no exception, with a returning fan favorite and a...
06/20/2017
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday turned down a developer’s request to grant his project conditional use approval under the residential permanent open space option in the city’s...
06/19/2017
Ruston’s utility customer service office has moved back to City Hall. The office, located on the first floor, opened for business this morning. Also as of today, visitors to City Hall are no longer...
06/19/2017
More than 30 Lincoln Parish school district educators and several administrators attended the 2017 Louisiana Teacher Leader Summit this month to share “knowledge, learn new skills and prepare for the...
06/19/2017
This year there will be more than a congratulatory handshake for the winners of the Louisiana Peach Festival Cookery Contest. The adult grand prize will be $1,000 worth of products from Le Creuset,...
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06/17/2017
Ruston police have arrested a former Ouachita Parish educator on sex crime charges stemming from when he was a student teacher at Ruston High School. Christian Jamaal Amos, 25, of Ruston, was...
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06/17/2017
State Rep. Patrick Jefferson (D-Homer) throws candy to parade attendees Saturday during the festival’s annual parade in downtown Grambling.