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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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09/27/2014
Residents in Lincoln Parish are working to ensure that football players trained at local universities make headlines for the right reasons as they continue their athletic careers. Recently, former...
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09/27/2014
Ruston residents have the opportunity to hear how each of the two mayoral candidates propose to lead the city during a debate set for 7 p.m. Oct. 16 in Howard Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech...
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09/27/2014
This fall, animal lovers have the opportunity to help provide shelter for animals in need while also getting 52 chances at a new gun with very little expense on their part. Beginning Nov. 7, 4 PAWS...
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09/27/2014
Kindergarten News Kindergartners are very busy this time of year. In reading, we are learning letters and their sounds. We are learning new sight words. These are helping us to read. In math, we are...
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09/27/2014
Welcome New Faculty Grambling Middle School welcomes Glenda Howard and Tracy Tinsley. Howard assumes the position of curriculum coordinator/reacher and Tinsley is the new social studies teacher....
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09/26/2014
Candidates for Ruston and Grambling mayor, 3rd Judicial District district attorney and the Division B district judgeship pushed their platforms to about 60 local residents Thursday night during a...
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09/26/2014
Grambling residents voiced their opinions and asked questions about the possibility of districting the city on Thursday night. Louisiana Sen. Rick Gallot was on hand to present information regarding...
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09/26/2014
Those interested in cars, trucks or bikes will have a chance to see some unique vehicles the first weekend in October, as well as give to a worthwhile organization. The Second Chance Car, Truck and...
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09/25/2014
Local emergency response personnel aided with two separate vehicular accidents on opposite sides of town on Wednesday. The first occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Louisiana...
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09/25/2014
Tristen Smith was only 1 when his young life was changed forever.