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Ruston’s Board of Aldermen meets Monday in its role as the city’s personnel-finance committee to discuss the Walker administration’s proposed $65.6 million budget for the spending year that begins Oct. 1. Monday’s meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the city hall and is open to the public. The proposed budget includes a 2 percent across-the-board raise for city employees as well as capital projects ranging from more money for Christmas decorations to new police cars, street projects, firefighting equipment and continued improvements at two city parks. The committee, composed of all five aldermen, can...

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During the recent Library Board of Control meeting, Library Director Vivian McCain announced news that will benefit patrons. “We will be working with the Louisiana Bar Association along with some...
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07/19/2014
There is the popular adage, “Showing up is half the battle,” or the similar, “90 percent of success is showing up.” First Assistant District Attorney Andy Shealy said about 90 percent of the...
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07/19/2014
Jessica Hughes, who has been a member for several years, joined the Junior Auxiliary of Ruston with a desire to be more involved in the community, but the experience has been more than she could ever...
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07/18/2014
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07/18/2014
A Ruston woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a wreck early this morning. Ruston Police Department received the 911 call of a single motor vehicle accident at 1:08 a.m. today at the intersection...
07/18/2014
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07/18/2014
Multiple residents were arrested Thursday on drug-related charges. Tony Deland Eley, 43, of 1239 Oil Field Road, Dubach, was arrested on one count possession with intent to distribute schedule II...
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07/17/2014
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07/17/2014
In a multi-department execution of a search warrant two Ruston residents have been arrested on multiple drug-related charges. Chiquita Jones, 26, and Juakese Lowe, 29, both of 1300 Stewart St., were...
07/17/2014
Lincoln Parish residents will have an opportunity to participate in the upcoming Hunter’s Education Program. Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone announced recently that the sheriff’s office would be...