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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:02pm
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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce 98th Annual Awards Banquet, presented by First National Bank has been rescheduled for 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. Judy Copeland, president of the Chamber, said the event was rescheduled because of the winter weather. The banquet will begin with a wine-and-cheese social. Dinner will be served at 6:45 p.m. Highlights of the event will include the presentation of the chamber’s 2017 Robert E. Russ Award to long-time Ruston businessman J.N. Walpole; the Ruston Rotary Club’s 2017 Bill Best Humanitarian Award to David Abernathy, founder and...

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11/24/2014
The Lincoln Parish Detention Center Commission will begin looking into new options for housing juvenile offenders. During Friday’s meeting, LPDC Warden Jim Tuten said the main facility that is...
11/24/2014
A man suspected of murdering a family member has been apprehended in West Monroe. At approximately 4:30 p.m. Saturday, the West Monroe Police Department responded to the 1200 block Hinkle Drive in...
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11/22/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will soon open a seat to appointment now that current juror Ronnie Walker has been elected mayor of Ruston. Due to potential conflicts of interests, Walker will not...
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11/22/2014
At approximately 5 p.m. Friday the Ruston Fire Department responded to an overturned vehicle on Louisiana Highway 33. According to reports the driver of the vehicle attempted to pass a vehicle,...
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11/22/2014
Public officials are still hopeful that efforts by Southwestern Energy and other oil companies will find the next mother lode in Union Parish.
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11/22/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 30 for JPS Realty. Tami Alexander, owner and agent was proud to have her parents, John and Connie Lockwood in attendance,...
11/22/2014
The 17th annual Holiday Arts Tour has been held in conjunction with the Downtown Christmas Open House since Thursday. The tour includes 35 sites, 14 musical performances and more than 60 artists....
11/21/2014
The Grambling State University Faculty Senate recently called for a vote of no confidence in Interim President Cynthia Warrick. The faculty senate voted in favor of a vote of no confidence and they...
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11/21/2014
For the third year in a row, American Bikers Active Toward Education are inviting bikers to rev their engines and raise some toys — and food — for local residents in need. But, while Rob Breedlove,...
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11/21/2014
Several years ago local professional artist Frank Kelley Jr. created the Youth Arts Initiative out of what he called a “necessity.” “Kids were not being exposed to enough art in school and so after...