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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce was able to “close the gap” of the approximately $50,000 lost during 2017’s Louisiana Peach Festival through various holiday events presented by the Chamber, said Judy Copeland, Chamber president. “This means we close the 2017 (year) with a loss, but we still have money in the bank,” Copeland said. “We will scale back some expenses on Peach Festival, but that will put us back in line with previous years.” Chamber officials announced they had taken over and created several events in December to replenish the money lost from Peach Fest. The Chamber...

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11/20/2014
A Honor roll First grade: Levi Adkins, Luis Bautista, Hunter Bazar, Mackenzie Becks, Aimsley Brown, Ivy Collinsworth, Jose Cornejo, Morgan Crowe, Jolee Dison, Alaina Garlington, Tate Hammond, Jacob...
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11/20/2014
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the November Student of the Month Awards. Following comments by program coordinator Rachel Lilley, each student honoree spoke to the club...
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11/19/2014
Seventeen years in the making, the annual Holidays Arts Tour will kick off Thursday along with Ruston’s Downtown Christmas Open House. HAT is a celebration of the arts in the region: visual artists,...
11/19/2014
The victim in a suspected homicide on Tuesday has been identified. Ruston Police Chief Steve Rogers said the victim has been identified as 22-year-old Markeith Baylor, of Ruston. Rogers added that...
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11/19/2014
The monthly total for actual sales taxes collected this quarter was up by 8 percent and the year-to-date actual collections were up by 5 percent thanks to the oil and gas industry. The Lincoln Parish...
11/19/2014
The Dubach Town Council met Monday night to discuss the implementation of a backflow prevention and cross connection plan. The Department of Health and Hospitals has ordered the town implement the...
11/19/2014
This November marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To commemorate this event, the Lincoln Parish Library, as part of its Historical Happenings discussion series, presents “Ich...
11/19/2014
Louisiana Tech’s fall quarter commencement exercises were held Nov. 15, with diplomas awarded to 300 graduates. Commencement marked the close of the fall quarter at Louisiana Tech, with winter...
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11/18/2014
Tammy Saffel’s father didn’t attend her high school graduation. He didn’t see her off to college. He didn’t walk down the aisle at her wedding. Saffel’s father died when she was 17. She still...
11/18/2014
Officers with the Ruston Police Department found a deceased black male early this morning. Deputy Chief Clint Williams said that at approximately 4:16 a.m. RPD received the call of a possible...