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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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08/23/2014
The Library Board of Control met on Wednesday to finish taking care of some old business and to hear of new things going on at the library. Library Director Vivian McCain gave board members updated...
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08/23/2014
 The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours was hosted by The Hub on August 12 at 750 Celebrity Drive in Ruston. The theme was “HUB Tour.” There was food, including 2 dips made by...
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08/22/2014
Find inner strength and embrace the search for meaning. This was the message Pauline Leonard, professor and department chair in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, delivered during the...
08/22/2014
Today is the final day of candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary election. Qualifying for the 63 local, regional and statewide offices up for grabs began Wednesday and ends at 4:30 p.m. Here’s...
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08/22/2014
Grambling native Susan Billups Wiley today announced her candidacy for the Lincoln Parish School Board District 1 seat. District 1 is a small part of western Ruston and parts of Grambling.
08/22/2014
As the prep and college football season starts up, youngsters in the parish looking to knock helmets on the gridiron are in luck as Ruston Parks and Recreation will be offering tackle football for...
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08/22/2014
Maggie Jones Boudreaux currently has an exhibit on display at Parish Press. An opening reception was held on Wednesday, where locals were able to speak with the artist and admire her work. Pictured...
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08/21/2014
Northern Louisiana Medical Center, one of the 206 hospitals under Community Health Systems, was part of a cyber-security breach occurring in April and June, said Elizabeth Turnley, director of...
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08/21/2014
The annual Gun, Knife, Coin and Boat show will be in Ruston over the weekend. Hosted by the Ruston Lincoln-Chamber of Commerce, the event has taken place in Ruston for the last three years. Chamber...
08/21/2014
Sales tax collections for the second quarter of this year are up slightly, but the increase is largely because of a flurry of oil and gas activity in the parish, Sales and Use Tax Administrator Jerry...