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Ruston’s Board of Aldermen meets Monday in its role as the city’s personnel-finance committee to discuss the Walker administration’s proposed $65.6 million budget for the spending year that begins Oct. 1. Monday’s meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the city hall and is open to the public. The proposed budget includes a 2 percent across-the-board raise for city employees as well as capital projects ranging from more money for Christmas decorations to new police cars, street projects, firefighting equipment and continued improvements at two city parks. The committee, composed of all five aldermen, can...

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09/20/2014
United Way Last week, Becky Strickler from Ruston Junior High School won a “goody “ basket valued at $1,200 from the United Way. Workshops
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09/19/2014
The third Friday in September is set aside as National POW/MIA Day. This annual event honors prisoners of war and those labeled missing in action, as well as their families. As they have for many...
09/19/2014
The final preparations are underway as Grambling State University gears up for the annual Community Breakfast, which brings the community from near and far to Grambling to celebrate the university’s...
09/19/2014
Seventy-five years after its debut people are still celebrating the Wizard of Oz. Tami Davis, a marketing representative with the Northern Louisiana Medical Center, said she had always wanted to do a...
09/19/2014
The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana are gearing up for two major events to come in October. The first of the two events will be a Color of Hope Celebration golf tournament to be held...
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09/18/2014
An idea for the Montessori School of Ruston has finally come to fruition with a set of renovations that has allowed the school to expand. Renovations included the addition of an outdoor classroom and...
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09/18/2014
The Ruston Police Department has arrested four suspects that spawned from two separate incidents. At approximately 1 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to Walmart for a reported theft, according to a...
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09/18/2014
Two hundred and ninety-eight employees of the Lincoln Parish School District banded together to raise $42,886 in an annual campaign to support the local United Way of Northeast Louisiana office....
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09/18/2014
At approximately 9:30 a.m. today Ruston Police Department responded to a vehicle accident at the intersection of Dan Reneau Drive and Monroe Street. A 2003 Honda Civic driven by Tymetria Hall, 23, of...
09/18/2014
For the second consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University has seen a substantial increase in both the quantity and quality of its 2014 freshman class. According to the university’s fall 2014...