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Christmas is coming to downtown Ruston. About 30 merchant members of the city’s Main Street organization fanned throughout the central business district Wednesday morning wrapping 26 trees with decorative white lights. The lights will be turned on in mid-November, along with strands city utility crews will hang over downtown streets. The early lighting came at the request of merchants who wanted the city to begin taking on a festive air prior to the Kickoff to Christmas event on Dec. 1, Haley Perot, Ruston’s Main Street director and community coordinator said. But to get the trees decorated...

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07/23/2014
Local leaders of the Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative recently received notification that the state was almost doubling the asking price for the group’s second choice site set across...
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07/22/2014
Former Ruston resident Marilyn Sewell said if it had not been for her experience in North Louisiana and, more specifically at Louisiana Tech University, she never would have found the courage to “...
07/22/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury held a special meeting Monday night to adopt an ordinance providing the merger of certain precincts in Lincoln Parish, as well as an ordinance redesignating certain...
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07/22/2014
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two male suspects in two separate battery incidents that occurred Monday. LPSO responded to a call at around 9 p.m. Monday in reference to a domestic...
07/22/2014
The Town Council of Dubach met in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the town hall. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by guest speaker and district attorney hopeful, John...
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07/21/2014
Bargain hunters who enjoy scouring a store to find that one unique purchase will likely be pleased to know that they officially have a new venue — reTagz. The thrift store, located at 200 W. Alabama...
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07/21/2014
A Ruston man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with aggravated battery after a weekend incident in which he reportedly stabbed another man with a knife. Marco Jenkins, 34,...
07/21/2014
The Ruston High School Alumni Association is once again seeking nominations for the annual Distinguished Educators and Alumni Awards Luncheon. Each year the alumni association honors seven former...
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07/19/2014
As part of the Summer Reading Program, the Lincoln Parish Library hosted a production of Alice In Wonderland. Area children were able to attend and participate in this event. Based on the book by...
07/19/2014
During the recent Library Board of Control meeting, Library Director Vivian McCain announced news that will benefit patrons. “We will be working with the Louisiana Bar Association along with some...