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Rock the Railroad is coming back. Starting Sept. 1 and every Friday of each of Louisiana Tech University’s seven home football game weekends, Railroad Park will be the site of live music, pep rallies and themed events aimed at drawing people to downtown Ruston. Rock the Railroad is part of the larger Loyal Blue Weekend partnership created last year among the city, the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau and Tech. This year’s weekends will also include game day events at Joe Aillet Stadium, the return of the city-sponsored shuttle service between downtown and the stadium, earlier...

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09/05/2014
The goal to “inform, involve and inspire” is what the Lincoln Parish TEA Party hopes to achieve during a forum at 6 p.m. Monday at the Ruston Country Club. “We don’t take any position with candidates...
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09/05/2014
Ruston District 4 Alderman Jim Pearce today announced his bid for re-election saying he wants to make the city “that shining city on a hill.” Pearce, a Republican, has served 16 years on the board,...
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09/05/2014
Two California men were arrested Thursday in reference to a simple robbery in Grambling. Grambling State University police apprehended Lawrence Edward Smalley, 21, of 2563 W. Calle Vista Drive,...
09/05/2014
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling met Thursday afternoon with several approvals on the agenda. The board approved a request to change their insurance agent to Affordable Insurance...
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09/04/2014
Ruston Police Department officers have made an arrest on the suspected armed robbery that took place at the Super 8 Hotel on Sunday. Taylor Dawn Beckley, 21, of 480 Pleasant Grove Road, Choudrant,...
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09/04/2014
A project that has been many years in the making will become a full-fledged reality as various divisions of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office begin operating out of their new facility Friday. “This...
09/04/2014
The Cotton Country Open Horse Show Association’s annual season is nearly drawing to a close. Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday, the organization will have their fourth out of five...
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09/04/2014
John French, of Shreveport, is pictured with his brand new Glock. French was the winner of the early bird prize for the 2014-15 52 Gun Raffle, benefiting the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department. ...
09/04/2014
Friday, Saturday and Sunday marks an occasion where outdoorsmen in the area can save a few bucks — the 2014 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday. “Act 453 of the 2009 Regular Session...
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09/03/2014
Gather those outhouses. It’s almost time to race. The Village of Choudrant will be hosting the Fifth Annual Outhouse Grand National to raise money for the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department. The...