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The first of a series of three murals designed to draw attention to downtown Ruston and enhance visitor experiences is finished. The 9-foot-tall by 40-foot-long work is painted on the back wall of the Rainwater Building facing Vienna Street and adjacent to the Federal Building parking lot. The mural is visible to northbound traffic. The mural is a collage of multi-colored geometric shapes, some bearing almost hidden logos and images that represent Ruston. The images were intentionally veiled so that people have to walk up to the mural to spot them. “You’ll see everything from a peach to a...

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04/30/2014
Area businesses, organizations and schools were awarded on Tuesday for their contributions to the Adopt-A-School program throughout the 2013-14 school year. “The (AAS) program is so impressive,”...
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04/30/2014
Students from Cypress Springs Elementary School in Pat Albritton’s Advanced Learning Academy Class sold lemonade to passersby throughout Ruston on Tuesday. The lemonade stands were part of a national...
04/30/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts and Stone Theatre has announced the cast for its final production of the academic year, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”...
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04/30/2014
TOP: Local educators were honored at the annual Adopt-A-School awards banquet on Tuesday for their efforts to promote “going green” in their schools. From left is, Jessie Bryan, of Ruston High School...
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04/29/2014
The second season begins today for District 1-5A Baseball Champion Ruston High School as the Bearcats open the first round of the 5A playoffs against Walker at 6 p.m. at the RHS Baseball Complex....
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04/29/2014
Louisiana’s former poet laureate, Darrell Bourque, will visit Louisiana Tech University to speak about and read from his book of poems, “Megan’s Guitar and Other Poems from Acadie,” recently...
04/29/2014
The Louisiana State Police has recently resumed cadet testing. Men and women interested in becoming a Louisiana State Trooper are encouraged to apply. LSP Troop F Public Information Officer Albert...
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04/29/2014
Jeff Smith turns passion into strength one T-shirt at a time. The online workout gear business Smith founded four years ago has become an avenue for raising awareness of and research dollars for a...
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04/29/2014
Devon Energy is once again the title sponsor of the Sparta Foundation’s Sporting Clays Competition. The competition will be held June 7 at the West Monroe Sheriff’s Rifle Range. All proceeds from...
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04/28/2014
Kynan Sternitzky, 11, shares a laugh with Champ, Louisiana Tech University’s mascot, during the Buddy Ball of Ruston spring season-ending festivities Saturday. Buddy Ball will resume in the fall....