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Travis Napper, president and CEO of the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau was installed as president of the Louisiana Association of Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Board of Directors during the association’s January meeting in Thibodaux. “I am honored to be serving LACVB as well as the statewide convention and visitor industry,” Napper said. “This organization plays a vital role in connecting travel industry organizations throughout the state and helping them work together to attract convention and tourism business. I look forward to working with my fellow board members to...

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04/11/2014
Moraine Valley Community College President Sylvia Jenkins will deliver Grambling State University’s spring commencement address in May. “We are privileged to welcome Jenkins back home to GSU as our...
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04/10/2014
The litter crew of the Lincoln Parish Detention Center picked up trash along Stable Road, east of Burgessville Road, on Wednesday. Supervisor Jerone Jackson said the crew picks up trash along roads...
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04/10/2014
Ruston’s Director of Engineering Services Richard Aillet has retired after almost 14 years with the city. Aillet announced his departure Wednesday via email. He stepped down March 7. “I can truly say...
04/10/2014
Former 5th District Congressman Rodney Alexander said today he isn’t ruling out running for his former job in this fall’s elections. “I’m not saying no to anything,” Alexander, R-Ruston, said this...
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04/10/2014
The Easter bunny will come hopping into Choudrant for a quick visit on Saturday before his yearly rounds to homes around the country on April 20. The annual Easter in the Village event will kick off...
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04/10/2014
One of a mother’s worst nightmares is to find out her child is terminally ill. For Lori Faile, this nightmare became a reality. When Lori’s daughter Ansleigh was 2 years old, she was diagnosed with...
04/10/2014
The city of Ruston has received “the best type of opinion you could get” on its 2013 audit, accountant Doug Brewer told the board of aldermen this week. “The city once again ended the year in sound...
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04/10/2014
On Tuesday, the Ruston Fire Department responded to several emergency calls including a car fire at 10:35 a.m. on Interstate 20, pictured above. Eric Brazzel, public education officer with RFD, said...
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04/10/2014
New Tech @ Ruston juniors recently saw their education being applied as they engaged in real-world work experiences during the program’s second year of job shadowing. Each student spent a total of...
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04/10/2014
Left, Lincoln ACHIEVE Coordinator Cathi Cox-Boniol and New Tech @ Ruston Director Missy Wooley (right) were featured presenters during the recent National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)...