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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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08/19/2014
A man was arrested late Monday after reportedly assaulting a woman with a firearm. Steve Bernard Mason, 63, of 2027 Beacon Light Road, was arrested on one count of aggravated battery and booked into...
08/19/2014
The beginning of this month proved to be a busy one for Ruston High School. With orientation handing out new schedules to both old and new students and the band beginning its camp during the first...
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08/18/2014
Grambling State University students assembled on the GSU campus at 11 a.m. Friday to show their respect for Missouri teen Michael Brown, who was shot to death in a police incident on Aug. 9. The...
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08/18/2014
A man allegedly responsible for simple kidnapping and aggravated burglary, among other charges, turned himself in to law enforcement on Friday. According to the arrest affidavit, Marlon Antwan Miller...
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08/18/2014
The race for Ruston’s District 2 Board of Alderman seat has drawn another candidate. Sharonda Cage-Hatter will launch her campaign Saturday with a noontime rally at Greenwood Park. Hatter is...
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08/18/2014
While the size and location might have changed, everything else at Ruston’s Locker Room is business as usual, Yvonne Craft, co-owner of the store, said. Regular customers may have been surprised at...
08/16/2014
Austerity measures put into place this year will continue if Ruston’s Board of Aldermen approves the Hollingsworth administration’s proposed budget for the 2015 fiscal year. The almost $55 million...
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08/16/2014
ocal doctor’s offices and hospitals will be offering breast-feeding information to mothers. The La Leche League of Ruston was recently awarded $4,900 by the Lincoln Health Foundation to be used to...
08/16/2014
During the monthly Board of Aldermen meeting for the city of Grambling, several residents were in attendance to express their concerns of various topics. Grambling resident Claude Aker had previously...
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08/16/2014
Louisiana Water Resources Commission Chairman Scott Angelle is promoting continued improvement in water management throughout the state, including possible expansion of the Sparta WaterFest, an...