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A lack of attendance caused by Tropical Depression Cindy and a last-minute decision to reduce admission prices are the reasons the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce losing money on the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival, Chamber President Judy Copeland said Friday. This year’s festival had a $1.29 million local economic impact, according to figures released by the Chamber, the group that produces the annual summer celebration. That number is $1.08 million less than last year’s figure, $2.37 million. Approximately 19,808 people attended the two-day June festivities, down about 3,416 from 2016’s...

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05/05/2014
Some 200 supporters came out for the second annual “Out of the Darkness” suicide prevention walk. Pictured here, Zeta Chi fraternity member James Roberts registers for the walk with volunteer Amy...
05/05/2014
Northern Louisiana Medical Center has named Sally Jones as 2013 Employee of the Year. This award is the highest honor bestowed on a hospital employee each year. Sally was chosen from among 11 other...
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05/03/2014
Cedar Creek defeated Ascension Catholic 6-0 Saturday to win the Class 1A state softball title. Pictured above are team members. First row (left to right): Gabbie Turner, Halie Robinson, Harlie...
05/03/2014
Robert Street residents and leaders of the University Hills Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District Committee have come to terms on the street’s request to opt out of a proposed overlay district...
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05/03/2014
Trey “Catfish” Trichell steps into the batter’s box, takes his stance and makes a powerful swing at the neon-green softball sailing toward him. He tips it. The ball pops straight up, then drops onto...
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05/03/2014
Lincoln Parish Park will continue to host worthy athletes as they push themselves to the limit during the 2014 XTERRA races. Outdoor enthusiasts from around the country showed up Saturday to compete...
05/03/2014
The board of aldermen for the City of Grambling met in regular session Thursday night with an agenda packed full of business. First up on the agenda was the approval of an ordinance that amended the...
05/03/2014
Leadership Lincoln is in its 27th year and has graduated more than 400 individuals who now know more about Ruston and Lincoln Parish than they probably ever imagined there was to know.
05/03/2014
Ruston Main Street is soliciting Redevelopment Incentive Grant applications from downtown commercial building and/or business owners. The Louisiana Main Street program is able to offer two types of...
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05/03/2014
Rich Lee, of Ruston Tractor, Inc., was presented an award for outstanding sales of Exmark Lawnmowers by R.W. Distributors, the Exmark Distributor.