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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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10/13/2017
Recipients of awards Thursday at the 10th annual Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce Community Contributions Banquet are (from left): Leon Whittaker, R.W.E. Jones Education Award; William Rutledge...
10/13/2017
Grambling State University has announced the retirement of Vice President for Finance and Administration Leon Sanders. Sanders joined the GSU’s team in 2005 serving as a key member of the university’...
10/13/2017
Preliminary U.S. Geological Survey figures for 2015 show the amount of water pumped from the Sparta Aquifer in Louisiana may have slightly exceeded the sustainability range. But the data is still...
10/12/2017
The Special Education, Pupil Appraisal and Youth Rescue Center at the Lincoln Center School team was recently recognized as the top site to have the highest percentage of United Way of Northeast...
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10/12/2017
More than 100 regional makers will be on tap for the third annual fall Ruston Makers Fair from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Railroad Park and in the Sexton Parking Lot in downtown Ruston. The annual...
10/12/2017
Lincoln Parish voters join their peers across the state Saturday in the primary election for Louisiana’s next treasurer and to decide on three constitutional amendments. Polls are open from 7 a.m....
10/12/2017
After over two decades of waiting, state and local officials broke ground Wednesday for a new Tarbutton Road overpass at Interstate 20, complete with on-off ramps and connecting service roads. “It’s...
10/11/2017
Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series about the 10th anniversary of Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE’s and the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Adopt-A-School program. When the Lincoln...
10/11/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury voted unanimously on Tuesday to enter a cooperative endeavor agreement with the city of Ruston regarding site work and driveway construction for a new animal control...
10/11/2017
The Lincoln Parish education system continues to thrive as a result of the community’s support. That was the message from four of Lincoln Parish’s highest education officials said to more than 60...