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The first of a series of three murals designed to draw attention to downtown Ruston and enhance visitor experiences is finished. The 9-foot-tall by 40-foot-long work is painted on the back wall of the Rainwater Building facing Vienna Street and adjacent to the Federal Building parking lot. The mural is visible to northbound traffic. The mural is a collage of multi-colored geometric shapes, some bearing almost hidden logos and images that represent Ruston. The images were intentionally veiled so that people have to walk up to the mural to spot them. “You’ll see everything from a peach to a...

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07/15/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has appointed Rosalind Jones to fill the unexpired term of the late District 2 Alderman Elmore Mayfield. Jones’ appointment came despite requests from two of Mayfield’s...
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07/15/2014
Watching her father compete in calf-roping competitions, Kelly O’Neal fell in love. “My dad was a calf-roper and always had horses,” she said. “My older sister and I loved going out to the barn with...
07/15/2014
During a special called meeting on Monday, the village of Simsboro voted unanimously to keep the millage rate the same for the 2014-15 fiscal year. As of this vote, the millage rate remains at 5.08...
07/15/2014
Downtown Ruston may have adequate parking spaces, but there’s still a parking problem. That’s what a group of merchants told a Baton Rouge consultant hired by the city to recommend ways to make the...
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07/15/2014
Residents aired their political grievances to several local legislators at a forum hosted by the Ruston TEA Party Monday night at the Ruston Country Club. The hot button issue of the night was Common...
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07/14/2014
When Ronny Walker decided almost a year ago to run for mayor of Ruston, he turned to would-be constituents to help him develop a platform. “In the decision-making process, I realized the most...
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07/14/2014
The Choudrant Volunteer Firemen’s Assistance is currently renewing tickets for their 52-Gun Raffle for 2014-15. Some owners have chosen not to renew their tickets, which means some tickets will be...
07/14/2014
The Lincoln Parish TEA Party invites the public to attend a legislative wrap-up at the Ruston Country Club at 6 p.m. today, where local legislators will summarize the highlights of the recent...
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07/14/2014
Tickets and sponsorship packages are now available for the Fourth Annual Wiggin’ Out Dinner and Gala set for Oct. 2 at Squire Creek Country Club. The annual gala is the premiere event for the Wiggin...
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07/12/2014
Louisiana taxpayers are the owners of the most comprehensive database in the country of missing and unidentified persons. This was just one of the things that more than 150 people gathered in the...