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Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 11:08pm
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About 150 people, chanting and carrying signs expressing concern for the Earth, marched from the Lincoln Parish Courthouse to Railroad Park and back Saturday as part of a local rally protesting an anticipated move by the federal government to weaken existing environmental protection regulations. “I’m a grandfather who’s concerned about the future of the planet my grandchildren are going to inherit,” Johnny Armstrong, of Ruston, told the citizen-organized People’s Climate Rally. “It would be immoral for us to not do what we can do for the good of our grandchildren’s home,” Armstrong said. “For...

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04/01/2014
Members of the Louisiana Tech University community are invited to attend tonight’s Faculty Concert series performance, featuring Cain Budds, an associate professor of music, on guitar; Gregory Lyons...
04/01/2014
Hunters interested in a little competition, as well as helping out those who have served this country in the military, will have the opportunity during the First Annual Wounded Heroes Bird Hunt and...
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04/01/2014
Si Robertson, America’s favorite uncle and one of the most popular characters on television, will appear in Ruston on May 9 for a special fundraising event with all proceeds benefiting Louisiana...
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03/31/2014
Ruston residents have the opportunity to hear city, business and Louisiana Tech University leaders talk about the future during the Tech Faculty Senate’s Third Annual Future of Ruston forum set for...
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03/31/2014
Local youth will have an opportunity to not only hone their football skills, but life skills at the 2014 Fred Dean Hall of Fame Pro Day on Saturday. “We are so excited about Pro Day,” Marketing...
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03/31/2014
Ruston Police Department notified the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team of an individual having numberous controlled dangerous substances on Friday, which resulted in a distribution arrest....
03/31/2014
Parents who want to look into educational alternatives can visit the Lincoln Parish Library from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday in the community room for a come and go event hosted by Ruston Christian...
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03/30/2014
Whether residents like eating, sports, music or conversation, there’s a way for everyone in the parish to enjoy themselves and help a good cause this week. The Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s 14th...
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03/30/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a series of stories about women fulfilling nontraditional roles in honor of Women’s History Month. When there is a fire, usually the firefighters who are called...
03/30/2014
Larry Lambert knows what it’s like to fall through the health care crack. Once up a time he had insurance, but then Lambert, a graphic designer for a Ruston T-shirt business, developed diabetes and a...