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A lack of attendance caused by Tropical Depression Cindy and a last-minute decision to reduce admission prices are the reasons the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce losing money on the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival, Chamber President Judy Copeland said Friday. This year’s festival had a $1.29 million local economic impact, according to figures released by the Chamber, the group that produces the annual summer celebration. That number is $1.08 million less than last year’s figure, $2.37 million. Approximately 19,808 people attended the two-day June festivities, down about 3,416 from 2016’s...

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07/08/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Red River Roofing on May 25, 2017. Red River Roofing offers full service commercial, residential, & flat roof repair...
07/07/2017
Grambling mayor Ed Jones said he has put in a second request Thursday with Lamar Advertising Company to see a design that will replace the Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau logo with the...
07/07/2017
It took Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission less than 15 minutes Thursday night to forward to the Board of Aldermen 17 proposed amendments to the city’s zoning code. The revisions are part of the...
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07/07/2017
Tyler Garrett watches the baby ducks and chickens as they move around their box at the petting zoo hosted by the Lincoln Parish Library Thursday. The petting zoo was set up by Heaven’s Mini Blessings...
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07/07/2017
A man wanted in connection with a Jackson, Mississippi, murder and his suspected accomplice were arrested Thursday night at a Lincoln Parish mobile home park. Johnny Ray Wilson, 25, and J’Marcus...
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07/06/2017
For the 22nd year in a row, the Lincoln Parish School Board was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report by the...
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07/06/2017
A stolen vehicle linked to a Jackson, Mississippi, homicide has been found in Lincoln Parish, but the suspect is still at large. Jackson city police are looking for Johnny Ray Wilson, 26, of Jackson...
07/06/2017
City leaders, state legislators, sports Hall of Famers and other honored guests will celebrate the grand opening of the Legends Square retail development with the induction of 24 people into...
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07/05/2017
The deadline for the Ruston Cultural District Board’s call for artists and sponsor’s for their Bulldog Project has once again been extended. Both artists and sponsors will have until 5 p.m. July 14...
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07/05/2017
A 33-year-old Grambling woman remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with attempted second-degree murder following an alleged stabbing incident. Felicia Danielle Hardyway, of...