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Despite first-year numbers lower than what he had hoped, Ruston’s venture into curbside recycling has still been “extremely successful,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. Twelve months after the city started the program in January 2017, 742 households and approximately 300 small businesses are participating, according to statistics compiled by city. Of those households, 612 are inside the city limits and 130 outside the city. Ruston offers recycling within a 3-mile radius of the city limits. As of December, just over 230 tons of items that otherwise would have gone to the parish landfill had been...

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10/04/2014
A Word from Ms. Hilton: We are so excited to add many new people to our faculty. Welcome to Hillcrest. Kim Anderson, Mallory Montgomery, Jeanetta Roberson, Carolyn Jones, Lakellee Hunter, Marie...
10/04/2014
Natchitoches — Prospective students and their parents will have 11 opportunities this fall to attend an informational meeting to learn more about the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts....
10/04/2014
Principal’s list Braxton Slade Colvin, Levi Peyton Colvin, Martinez Natalie Hernandez, Trinity Hope Neal, Tristan Blain Cunningham, Jack Ryan Dean, Emma Leigh Pilgreen, Madeline Grace Smith and...
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10/04/2014
First Baptist’s “Mom’s Day Out” and Preschool recently celebrated “Grandparents Day,” with a “Teddy Bear Picnic” theme, Pam Flowers, director of MDO program said. The grandparents brought their...
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10/04/2014
The Ruston Fire Department recently visited students in the Temple Baptist Church Pre-k program. Students enjoyed watching a movie on fire safety and getting a tour of the fire truck.
10/04/2014
Ruston’s HGA engineering firm has placed among top firms nationwide in several business and industry lists. HGA ranked No. 15 on ZweigWhite’s annual list of the Top 100 fastest growing firms. The...
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10/03/2014
Louisiana State Police Troop-F and the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 20 near the Industry Exit at approximately 4:15 p.m. Thursday. Trooper Michael...
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10/03/2014
A Dubach man facing multiple charges allegedly vandalized the recently opened Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex on Thursday. At approximately 11 a.m. Thursday, LPSO deputies were dispatched to...
10/03/2014
The Ruston Farmers Market will reopen for the fall season from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. Held rain or shine each Saturday through mid-December, the market is located in the public parking lot on the...
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10/03/2014
Theron Phillips, environmental specialist with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, teaches fifth graders from Union Parish about how water moves through soil at WaterFest at the...