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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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06/15/2014
It was a solemn ceremony — a funeral filled with deserved honor and recognition certainly fitting for the occasion as Old Glory was laid to rest on Flag Day. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3615 joined...
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06/14/2014
Top left: Rhikale Fields enjoyed getting her face painted during Saturday’s celebration. Top right: Pictured is Ruston High School student Tim Robinson trying his hand at a hammer smash game during...
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06/14/2014
From top left, clockwise: The top overall team was Bayou Swabbing, consisting of (from left to right) Matt Cheatwood, Madison Cheatwood, Brandon Kelly, Cade Kelly and Jason Dauer. Jace Duncon took...
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06/14/2014
Pictured above is William Sproule of Ruston playing “Taps” during Saturday’s flag retirement ceremony at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Pictured below is the headstone for the grave used to burn pieces...
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06/13/2014
When Thelma Williams stepped off the train in October of 1956. It was 89 degrees. She had a mink coat, her luggage and no idea where her life was taking her. “I wanted to take the coat off,” she said...
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06/13/2014
Emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle rollover near the intersection of Tennessee Avenue and Tech Farm Road yesterday. Ruston Fire Department Public Information Officer Eric Brazzel said...
06/13/2014
The notion that people can’t recycle in Ruston isn’t true, city officials said Monday. “You can recycle anything you want, you just need to know where to take and take it there,” City Administrator...
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06/13/2014
MONROE — Louisiana Delta Community College Chancellor Barbara M. Hanson and Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue formally signed a memorandum of understanding to help area students...
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06/12/2014
Crews from D&J Construction smooth overlay on North Trenton Street on Wednesday as part of a multi-phase project to upgrade U.S. Highway 167 from Jefferson Corner on the northern end to Mill...
06/12/2014
Union Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested Bryan D. Saulsberry, 31, of 509 Legacy Lane, Ruston, on Monday on warrants charging him with aggravated flight from an officer, criminal damage to property of...