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Rock the Railroad is coming back. Starting Sept. 1 and every Friday of each of Louisiana Tech University’s seven home football game weekends, Railroad Park will be the site of live music, pep rallies and themed events aimed at drawing people to downtown Ruston. Rock the Railroad is part of the larger Loyal Blue Weekend partnership created last year among the city, the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau and Tech. This year’s weekends will also include game day events at Joe Aillet Stadium, the return of the city-sponsored shuttle service between downtown and the stadium, earlier...

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05/07/2014
Local schools have donated money to Blue Jeans for Babies, a March of Dimes fundraiser. The grand total contributed to the March of Dimes Blue Jeans for Babies campaign for 2014 was $3,388.87. The...
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05/06/2014
Five-year-old Hayden Norman, of Quitman, tried his hand at the bug jump game, where children hammered a lever to try and propel a plastic insect through a target board during Calvary Baptist Church’...
05/06/2014
A proposed ordinance creating Ruston’s first neighborhood conservation overlay district took another step forward Monday night when Alderwoman Marie Riggs agreed to formally introduce the proposition...
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05/06/2014
“The Amazing Louisiana Coast” My coast, so broad, so wide, The ocean blows side to side, The coast, my life, my soul, Ocean depths, black as coal, “Stop the erosion, stop the decay!” I shout to the...
05/06/2014
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling met Thursday night in regular session with the topic of the Mainstay’s Suites Hotel as the main issue at hand. In previous meetings, Jules LeBlanc, an...
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05/05/2014
Fourth graders from Cedar Creek School enjoyed the annual White House Dinner at Squire Creek Country Club on Friday. The goal of the dinner, which is an annual event, is to teach students the proper...
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05/05/2014
A Ruston man faces charges of cruelty to a juvenile and aggravated battery in connection with a weekend incident involving a 10-year-old. Walter Leshun Atkins, 38, was arrested Saturday after he...
05/05/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday to discuss bids on upcoming projects, personnel changes and several other issues in its regular session. School Superintendent Danny Bell...
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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...