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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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05/01/2014
The Ruston Police Department this week hosted the Louisiana Forgery and Fraud Investigator’s Association annual conference. RPD Capt. Eric Hanna is the 2014 president of the LAFFIA.
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05/01/2014
Louisiana State University College presented its annual “Celebration of Excellence” Spring Awards program on April 1 at The Club on Union Square. University College awarded $64,000 through 55...
05/01/2014
Principal’s List Third grade Johnathan Brantley, RJ Brown, Ashlyn Cripps, Ginger Johnson, Cole Maestrini, Gisele McAllister, Semaj McDonald, Alaina Moffett, Grace Morrison, Ti anna Murray, Samuel...
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05/01/2014
Cedar Creek junior Brock Blackwell of Arcadia has been invited by the U.S. Naval Academy to attend its Summer Seminar program. Blackwell is among a select group of approximately 2,500 men and women...
05/01/2014
From the Principal, Ms. Hilton Hillcrest celebrated 90 years! Everyone helped to get ready for our birthday party. Thanks for all the great help. We had many who sent memorabilia to display and many...
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04/30/2014
Ruston Community Theatre’s “All Because of Agatha,” a comedic play by Jonathan Troy is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. with a matinee to air at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dixie...
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04/30/2014
A Ruston man has been apprehended by local law enforcement on simple kidnapping charges. Stavono Manez Caldwell, 47, of 1501 E. Line Ave., was arrested and booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention...
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04/30/2014
His work and concern for the community is being noticed across the nation. Kevin Singh, an associate professor of architecture at Louisiana Tech University, was selected as one of Building Design +...
04/30/2014
Area businesses, organizations and schools were awarded on Tuesday for their contributions to the Adopt-A-School program throughout the 2013-14 school year. “The (AAS) program is so impressive,”...
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04/30/2014
Students from Cypress Springs Elementary School in Pat Albritton’s Advanced Learning Academy Class sold lemonade to passersby throughout Ruston on Tuesday. The lemonade stands were part of a national...