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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce was able to “close the gap” of the approximately $50,000 lost during 2017’s Louisiana Peach Festival through various holiday events presented by the Chamber, said Judy Copeland, Chamber president. “This means we close the 2017 (year) with a loss, but we still have money in the bank,” Copeland said. “We will scale back some expenses on Peach Festival, but that will put us back in line with previous years.” Chamber officials announced they had taken over and created several events in December to replenish the money lost from Peach Fest. The Chamber...

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07/26/2014
Here’s a brief look at the duties of the offices up for re-election this fall: • U.S. Senator: Louisiana has two United States senators, both elected statewide and both of which represent the entire...
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07/26/2014
Earlier this year, Business After Hours, hosted by Hampton Inn. Those who were unable to attend should stop by and say hello to Ronnie Rawls, Brandon Sutherland and the staff. Brandon Sutherland (...
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07/26/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting at Scott’s Catfish Express. Customers can dine-in, carry-out or drive-thru. The business is located in the old Papa Joe’s...
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07/26/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for member, Kim Dupree, the newest State Farm agent in Ruston. The office is located at 1001 North Trenton St., Ruston, 255-6301.
07/26/2014
During the seventh-annual Beef Leaders Institute (BLI), Lee Robbins, of Ruston, experienced all aspects of the beef industry — from feedlot to retailer. Ruston joined a group of 20 Angus enthusiasts...
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07/25/2014
SHREVEPORT — The U.S. District Attorney’s Office announced 24 federal indictments related to a two-year-long undercover investigation on Thursday. The investigation resulted in the seizure of more...
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07/25/2014
Brayden Pye knows he’s getting $1,000 for his innovation of a backyard game “The Recycle Relay,” but what he’s really hoping for is the $10,000 that will come with winning first place. Clif Bar, a...
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07/25/2014
At approximately 9 a.m. the Ruston Police Department and the Ruston Fire Department/EMS responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 167 South in front Ace Automotive. The...
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07/24/2014
Grambling State University’s 2014 LA GEAR UP Summer Bridge Program, “College Success Scholars — Bridges to Achievement” focused on various bridges or program components to expand and enhance students...
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07/24/2014
The man responsible for stealing more than $50,000 from Louisiana Tech University has entered into a guilty plea and will face sentencing on Aug. 26. Randal Chance Snow, 25, of 147 Louisiana Highway...