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City and parish officials cut the ribbon Friday to formally open the recycling transfer station located at the Lincoln Parish Landfill. Once the trucks have made their rounds, they back inside the building, and dump their loads into large opening at the back of the building, into a trailer below. The photo is taken from where the trailer will set and shows the dump opening below. Recyclables will be transferred to Shreveport for separating. Ruston began a curbside recycling program Jan. 1. The service is available inside the city and extends to a 3-mile radius into the parish. More than...

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02/16/2014
The sixth annual “Kupcakes for Kids” was once again successful in raising money for St. Judes’s Children Research Center as hundreds of cupcakes were served to Lincoln Parish residents inside...
02/16/2014
The president of the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative is still awaiting word from the state on when property in the Old Lake D’Arbonne State Park in Farmerville may be available for bid...
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02/16/2014
Music lovers are in for a rocking weekend when the 15th annual John Simoneaux Memorial Jam hits downtown Ruston on Saturday night. The event is set from 8:30 p.m. until midnight Saturday, with the...
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02/15/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of features running in February in recognition of Black History Month. Upon meeting Lincoln Parish School Board president Otha Anders, one notices three...
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02/15/2014
Locals have joined forces to help the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department by buying a raffle ticket that earns them a chance at 52 guns with a weekly raffle. For more information about the raffle,...
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02/15/2014
Beta Induction On Jan. 31, we had our annual Beta Installation/Induction Ceremony. We had 28 new members inducted on this day as well as five new officers installed. We welcome these new members to...
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02/15/2014
Natchitoches — The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts Foundation met and exceeded its fundraising goal during its fifth annual phonathon held Monday through Thursday, Feb. 3-6. “We...
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02/15/2014
Sheri Burt has joined the Bank of Ruston team as Vice President of Lending. Sheri brings 38 years of experience to Bank of Ruston. Burt’s office will be located at 505 North Vienna Street. She can...
02/15/2014
Assembly of God First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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02/14/2014
At approximately 10:54 a.m. Thursday Ruston Police Department officers responded to U.S. Highway 167 South around Ace Automotive regarding a multi-vehicle traffic crash.   Upon their arrival, the...