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If all goes according to plan, a former nursing home on East Georgia Avenue will open in November as a behavioral health care facility. Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday granted Lincoln Counseling, LLC’s request to remake the abandoned Alpine Guest Care Center building into an in- and out-patient drug rehabilitation facility. All that remains now that the commission has approved the conditional use permit, is the final OK from the state Department of Health and Hospitals, Chris Salter, of Ruston, the project’s developer, said. The former independent-living apartments that are...

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09/11/2014
Students right are in our Junior and Senior Classes and are taking advantage of the Dual Enrollment Classes offered at Bethel Christian School through Louisiana Tech University, University of...
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09/11/2014
A Word from Ms. Hilton: Thank you to our parents and students for a wonderful start to the 2014 school year! Remember, our cookie dough sale ends Sept. 16 and T-shirt sales end Sept. 19. Please be...
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09/10/2014
On Tuesday afternoon, Ruston Police and Ruston Fire departments responded to a vehicle crash close to the intersection of the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 167 and West Georgia Avenue. According to...
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09/10/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury has approved putting warning signals and stop signs at the intersection of Louisiana Highways 33 and 821 (Frazier Road) per a recommendation by the state Department of...
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09/10/2014
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced today that three Lincoln Parish high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Hannah...
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09/10/2014
Louisiana Tech University has achieved a Tier One ranking among “National Universities” for the fourth consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges list. Tech,...
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09/10/2014
The Ruston Police Department has made a second arrest in an armed robbery that occurred on Aug. 31. Allen Clay Garlington Jr., 27, of 124 June Road, was apprehended by law enforcement around 4 p.m....
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09/09/2014
Alan Brown and his colleagues glanced up at the bank of televisions on the wall above their office cubicles to catch a sketchy news report about an airplane hitting one of the buildings of New York’s...
09/09/2014
Ruston has a new $55 million budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. The city’s board of aldermen unanimously approved the spending plan Monday night. Though slightly more than the current...
09/09/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is set to discuss changes in downtown parking regulations that could mean shoppers have a an extra hour to park free in the same parking place. District 5 Alderwoman Marie...