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Planet Fitness recently announced that it will be opening its first health club in Ruston. The site will be located at 103 North Service Road East, and will mark the fifth club in northern Louisiana, according to Jade Osowski, communications manager for Planet Fitness. Representatives anticipate the business, replacing the former Backus True Value Hardware store in the North Park Mall Shopping Center, will open by December. “Ruston is the perfect spot for our newest club. Its steadily-growing population and proximity to two excellent universities allows us to offer a diverse range of...

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07/11/2014
The Princess Peach Pageant will begin today with an ice cream social and interview session. This Ruston tradition will culminate with the pageant at 10 a.m. Saturday at Choudrant High School. It is...
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07/10/2014
A prolonged narcotics investigation by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team lead to the execution of more than two dozen arrest warrants Wednesday afternoon at 149 Wayside Drive in Grambling...
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07/10/2014
It used to be that economic development site selectors spent hours on the road touring potential business and industrial locations. Times have changed. “Now, 90 percent of it is done beforehand using...
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07/10/2014
Ruston District 5 Alderwoman Marie Riggs today announced her candidacy for re-election this fall. Riggs has represented District 5 for 12 years. “I have learned that projects undertaken by city...
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07/10/2014
The village of Simsboro will have a second meeting in the month of July because Monday night’s regular meeting was only 29 days after the June 9 meeting. Aldermen will meet again at 6 p.m. Monday to...
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07/10/2014
The annual Princess Peach Pageant is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Choudrant High School. This pageant allows local children to compete in a long-time Ruston tradition. The experience, reserved for...
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07/09/2014
The piney hills of northern Louisiana may have their own tune, but this week, Ruston Community Theatre is adding an Austrian twist with “The Sound of Music” directed by Dee Alexander. The play will...
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07/09/2014
Ecclesiastes Chapter 3 reads “To every thing there is a season … A time to weep, and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance.” The Rev. B.K. Miller takes his preaching seriously, even if...
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07/09/2014
When a skeleton is all that is left of a crime scene, forensic anthropologist aka “The Bone Lady,” Mary Manhein is called in to solve the case. The public is invited to the Lincoln Parish Library to...
07/09/2014
The Board of Aldermen for the village of Choudrant met in regular session Monday night with only a single item of new business to discuss. Brought before the board was the approval of the Lincoln...