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Leader News Service Ruston restaurant patrons may have started noticing local establishments have been a little peachier this week. That’s because more than 12 local restaurants are currently offering specialty peach-related dishes and drinks until Sunday to celebrate the inaugural Peach Restaurant Week during Louisiana Peach Festival. This event celebrates Ruston’s culinary scene the week of the Louisiana Peach Festival, said Amanda Quimby, Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau. Items range from salads and burgers to coffee, teas, cocktails and desserts. The event came about as the...

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05/20/2014
A Dubach man and his father-in-law are in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today after opting to settle a disagreement the old-fashioned way: fighting it out in the yard. Perry Alfred Pound, 52,...
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05/20/2014
Louisiana Tech SGA president Maggie Brakeville was elected recently by the Louisiana Council of Student Body Presidents to represent the group on the state Board of Regents. “My goal will focus on...
05/20/2014
The Dubach Town Council discussed two proposals concerning pavement and sidewalks at the regular meeting held Monday. Markay Brown, a senior project manager who began working with the towns of Dubach...
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05/19/2014
Hundreds of motorcycles roared across Lincoln Parish Sunday afternoon as participants in the annual Run for the Wall passed through. The Run for the Wall, a cross country motorcycle trek from Los...
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05/19/2014
Louisiana Tech University President Emeritus Dan Reneau will serve as keynote speaker for Tech’s spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Thomas Assembly Center. Reneau retired as Tech...
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05/19/2014
Josh Sanderson would not have seen the age of 4 had it not been for St. Jude Children’s research hospital, at least, that’s what his mother, Debbie Sanderson believes. “If it hadn’t been for the Lord...
05/19/2014
The fourth weekend of June each year, downtown Ruston is a lively place as the annual Louisiana Peach Festival kicks off. For more than 60 years, the festival has boosted the local economy. But, the...
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05/17/2014
Cedar Creek ignited in the bottom of the fourth inning Saturday to break open a tie game and surge to a 5-1 Class 1A Championship game win over Sacred Heart at McMurray Park in Sulphur. Pictured are...
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05/17/2014
Cypress Springs Elementary teacher Sarah Wages is starting to realize what a good decision it was to introduce a robotics program as an after-school option for her elementary students. Third, fourth...
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05/17/2014
The roar of Harley Davidsons and other motocycles surged across Ruston Saturday morning. It happened as members of the North Central Louisiana chapter of American Bikers Active Toward Education and...