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Christmas is coming to downtown Ruston. About 30 merchant members of the city’s Main Street organization fanned throughout the central business district Wednesday morning wrapping 26 trees with decorative white lights. The lights will be turned on in mid-November, along with strands city utility crews will hang over downtown streets. The early lighting came at the request of merchants who wanted the city to begin taking on a festive air prior to the Kickoff to Christmas event on Dec. 1, Haley Perot, Ruston’s Main Street director and community coordinator said. But to get the trees decorated...

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09/18/2014
New Tech @ Ruston continued its partnership with the Kinesiology Department in the College of Education at Louisiana Tech University by presenting examples of their Ignite Talks to help the...
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09/17/2014
Shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office confirmed the apprehension of the two escapees that fled the Lincoln Parish Detention Center on Saturday. LPSO Public Information...
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09/17/2014
Ruston Chief Deputy Marshal Jim Liner has announced his candidacy for city marshal in the Nov. 4 election. Incumbent Marshal Mike Hilton, who’s held the job for 33 years, is retiring when his term...
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09/17/2014
World War I history buffs are in for a special treat this month as “Ephemera from the War to End All Wars” begins on Sept. 26 in the Rawle Enterprise Center. Attendees to this month’s Historical...
09/17/2014
The main item on the agenda for the Dubach Board of Alderman was a presentation about back flow prevention. John Wolford, with C & L Aqua Professionals, Inc., was on hand to explain the process...
09/17/2014
The Lincoln Health Foundation is still struggling to maintain a staff at the Lincoln Parish Health Unit after major cuts in state funding. Two-thirds of employees at the health unit were recently cut...
09/16/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked to make some additional changes in October to the city’s recently revised zoning code ordinance. The planning and zoning commission on Monday agreed to...
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09/16/2014
The village of Simsboro held their meeting on Monday night after having to reschedule their Sept. 8 meeting because they didn’t have a quorum. Doug Brewer, the village’s accountant, was unable to...
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09/16/2014
No new information regarding Saturday night’s two escapees from the Lincoln Parish Detention Center has been brought to light. According to Lincoln Parish Sheriff Office’s Public Information Officer...
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09/16/2014
Graduates from Louisiana Tech University earn higher median early career salaries and mid-career salaries than graduates from any other university in Louisiana, according to PayScale.com’s recently...