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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce was able to “close the gap” of the approximately $50,000 lost during 2017’s Louisiana Peach Festival through various holiday events presented by the Chamber, said Judy Copeland, Chamber president. “This means we close the 2017 (year) with a loss, but we still have money in the bank,” Copeland said. “We will scale back some expenses on Peach Festival, but that will put us back in line with previous years.” Chamber officials announced they had taken over and created several events in December to replenish the money lost from Peach Fest. The Chamber...

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10/23/2014
Susan G. Komen Fundraiser I.A. Lewis proudly raised hundreds of dollars for the Susan G. Komen Foundation through daily student jean and staff jean passes for $1. During the culminating ceremony last...
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10/23/2014
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the October Student of the Month Awards. Following comments by program coordinator Rachel Lilley, each student honoree spoke to the club...
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10/22/2014
Early voting opened at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and a there was a steady line of people outside the registrar’s office well into the day. Chief Deputy of the Lincoln Parish Registrar of Voters Sharon...
10/22/2014
The Lincoln Parish School District has once again scored a “B,” according to the state’s comprehensive report card on school achievement received by the district on Monday. “We are happy we...
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10/22/2014
Cleopatra Mathis, poet and professor of creative writing at Dartmouth College, will read and speak about her poetry at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in room 105 of George T. Madison Hall on the campus of...
10/22/2014
Editor’s Note: Louisiana voters will be asked to decide on 14 proposed amendments to the Louisiana Constitution on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Leader will be running a series of articles provided by the...
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10/22/2014
Larry Pannell, head of the music department, head band director and associate professor at Grambling State University recently signed several prints of artist Frank Kelley’s, pictured right, work...
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10/21/2014
Xerium Technologies in Ruston unveiled its new expansion, which allowed them to hire 12 additional employees, during an open house on Monday afternoon. The business, which is located on McDonald...
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10/21/2014
Ruston Police Department is eliciting the help of residents to apprehend a suspect in a shooting which occurred Friday night. Deputy Chief Clint Williams said officers from the Uniform Patrol...
10/21/2014
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission made history Monday night when it approved the first mobile food vending application made under the city’s amended zoning ordinance. Commissioners unanimously...