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Planet Fitness recently announced that it will be opening its first health club in Ruston. The site will be located at 103 North Service Road East, and will mark the fifth club in northern Louisiana, according to Jade Osowski, communications manager for Planet Fitness. Representatives anticipate the business, replacing the former Backus True Value Hardware store in the North Park Mall Shopping Center, will open by December. “Ruston is the perfect spot for our newest club. Its steadily-growing population and proximity to two excellent universities allows us to offer a diverse range of...

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10/07/2014
The smiles on the children’s faces said it all, and was more than enough reward for those who chose to spend their time lending a helping hand. After all, that’s what Buddy Ball is all about. Another...
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10/06/2014
Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 officials were unable to determine the cause of a Friday morning blaze that resulted in extensive damage to a mobile home on Salem Road, according to LPFD officials...
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10/06/2014
A Ruston man faces second-degree battery changes today after a weekend altercation with his father-in-law. Sheriff’s deputies arrested Matthew Allen Smith, 21, of 215 Brothers Road, around 1:30 a.m....
10/06/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board filled a financial gap for the local truancy office after the state failed to reimburse grant monies for three consecutive months. Truancy, according to Merriam-...
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10/06/2014
In support of Louisiana’s “Move Over” law, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson, alongside Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherri H. LeBas,...
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10/06/2014
The Second Chance Car Truck and Bike Show was held Saturday and Sunday at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center. More than 50 entrants participated to raise money and awareness for the Louisiana...
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10/04/2014
The local Habitat for Humanity organization has built over 20 houses in the Ruston area, but Director Allen Tuten said their latest project, a house on Eastland Avenue, has had more volunteers than...
10/04/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is expected to debate several changes in downtown parking on Monday, but already one of the ideas has met objection from some downtown workers. Approximately 55 people...
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10/04/2014
The city of Grambling is looking to the future with new developments in the works. During the Thursday night regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen Mike Kimble, with Kimble Development, was able to...
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10/04/2014
Hundreds of people hit the streets of downtown Ruston Saturday morning to participate in the seventh annual Ruston Walk to Cure Diabetes. All funds raised by participating teams will go to the...