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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 11:27am
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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04/01/2014
During the 6 p.m. Lincoln Parish School Board meeting, Superintendent Danny Bell is planning to propose the opening of the application process for the supervisor of special education and principals...
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...