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Despite first-year numbers lower than what he had hoped, Ruston’s venture into curbside recycling has still been “extremely successful,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. Twelve months after the city started the program in January 2017, 742 households and approximately 300 small businesses are participating, according to statistics compiled by city. Of those households, 612 are inside the city limits and 130 outside the city. Ruston offers recycling within a 3-mile radius of the city limits. As of December, just over 230 tons of items that otherwise would have gone to the parish landfill had been...

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11/13/2014
On Thursday the Ruston Fire Department-EMS responded to five separate vehicular accidents across the parish. ublic Education Officer Eric Brazzel was able to give a brief over view of the accidents....
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11/13/2014
Mrs. Hixon Time is going quickly by as we work in our classrooms. It won’t be long ‘til Thanksgiving is here. Our students and teachers are looking forward to a break. We have been very involved with...
11/13/2014
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11/13/2014
Natchitoches — Prospective students and their parents had an opportunity to learn more about the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts on Monday, when the school hosted its annual...
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11/13/2014
A representative from St. Louis University visited the campus of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Pictured is Deborah Adeyemi, a senior from Ruston, speaking...
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11/13/2014
Accelerated Reader Program Grambling High School uses the Accelerated Reader Program and the STAR test to help students improve literacy skills. In September, all students at Grambling High School...
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11/13/2014
Top left: Ms. Ashley, Ms. Robin and Ms. Nilu’s classes had a great time “camping out.” The s’mores and tents were especially fun. Top right: Tosh Schexnyder loved the calves at Papa Simpson’s Farm....
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11/12/2014
A crowd of more than 50 people came together on Tuesday to hear the tale of a superhero. U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Gordon Ford was the keynote speaker for the 2014 Veterans Day program hosted by the...
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11/12/2014
Several people in the audience were in tears at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Veterans Day program held Tuesday at the National Guard Armory as Ernie Stevens, director of the Lincoln Parish Military...
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11/12/2014
Residents from across the parish gathered in Choudrant Park on Tuesday to honor veterans, who were dubbed by the main speaker as “real life superheroes.” Veterans were treated to several musical...