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Planet Fitness recently announced that it will be opening its first health club in Ruston. The site will be located at 103 North Service Road East, and will mark the fifth club in northern Louisiana, according to Jade Osowski, communications manager for Planet Fitness. Representatives anticipate the business, replacing the former Backus True Value Hardware store in the North Park Mall Shopping Center, will open by December. “Ruston is the perfect spot for our newest club. Its steadily-growing population and proximity to two excellent universities allows us to offer a diverse range of...

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09/06/2014
Former 5th District congressional hopeful Jeff Guerriero has dropped out of the political race, tapering the number of candidates for the seat down to nine. In a statement Guerriero released to KTVE/...
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09/06/2014
Local motorists will have to detour around portions of Goodwin Road and Reynolds Drive a while longer, but officials say the reconstruction project underway at the streets’ intersection will result...
09/06/2014
Parking in downtown Ruston will change under terms of a proposed ordinance that the city’s board of aldermen will be asked to introduce Monday evening. The proposal is one of several items on the...
09/06/2014
A Quitman man pleaded guilty to producing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced Friday.
09/06/2014
A recent study conducted by Value Penguin showed Ruston to be fourth in the state for the cheapest homeowners insurance. Coming in the first three places were Shreveport, Alexandria and Monroe,...
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09/05/2014
Louisiana Yoga and Paddle will play host to their community service project with the second annual PLAY Festival in October. Courtney Thibault, owner of Louisiana Yoga and Paddle, said the idea for...
09/05/2014
The goal to “inform, involve and inspire” is what the Lincoln Parish TEA Party hopes to achieve during a forum at 6 p.m. Monday at the Ruston Country Club. “We don’t take any position with candidates...
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09/05/2014
Ruston District 4 Alderman Jim Pearce today announced his bid for re-election saying he wants to make the city “that shining city on a hill.” Pearce, a Republican, has served 16 years on the board,...
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09/05/2014
Two California men were arrested Thursday in reference to a simple robbery in Grambling. Grambling State University police apprehended Lawrence Edward Smalley, 21, of 2563 W. Calle Vista Drive,...
09/05/2014
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling met Thursday afternoon with several approvals on the agenda. The board approved a request to change their insurance agent to Affordable Insurance...