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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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09/07/2017
The city of Ruston launched a new program this week aimed at getting more people to recycle. The city is using a $9,000 grant from Keep Louisiana Beautiful to step up its marketing in effort to raise...
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09/06/2017
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (AP) — Hurricane Irma roared into the Caribbean with record force early Wednesday, its 185-mph winds shaking homes and flooding buildings on a chain of small islands along a path...
09/06/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board approved its $77 million budget for the budget year that began July 1. The board’s finance committee, composed of five of its six members with District 7 member Trott...
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09/02/2017
When Emarea Scott, of Ruston, was told her mother needed a kidney transplant, she didn’t think twice about donating her own kidney. After three weeks of tests and blood work, she found out that she...