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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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04/04/2014
Lincoln Parish residents enjoyed local talent for a good cause Thursday night at the Dixie Center for the Arts in downtown Ruston for the annual “Ruston’s Got Talent” variety show and fundraiser for...
04/04/2014
Meeting in regular session Thursday night, the board of aldermen for the city of Grambling tabled several items that were on the agenda. Items that were tabled for discussion included an approval to...
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04/04/2014
Steve Brennan presents a check to Domestic Abuse Resistance Team community advocate Terrie Queen Autrey.  Brennan Dodge is sponsoring the Beatles Tribute concert on Saturday at the Dixie Center for...
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04/04/2014
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue has announced that he has retired and he is scheduled to work his last day at the university on June 30. “A lot has been accomplished...
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04/03/2014
The annual DART fundraising radiothon continues until 6 p.m. at Super 1 Foods on North Trenton Street. The daylong event of education about and awareness of domestic abuse features speakers including...
04/03/2014
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. today. After hearing comments and presentations from Henry Shuler, of Shuler Consulting Company; Karl Johnson,...
04/03/2014
On Friday MedCamps of Louisiana and the Louisiana Tech University School of Architecture’s Design Build program will partner to break ground on the Larkin Gibbs Memorial Pavilion and Garden.  The...
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04/03/2014
From the mid-70s through the mid-80s, the Dixie Center for the Arts was the place to be on Saturday nights. And, on April 12, it’ll be the place to be once again as the ninth annual Joe Woods...
04/03/2014
The Lincoln Parish Detention Center Commission discussed improvements that are in the works during a recent meeting. First up the possible addition of a new dorm, which Warden Jim Tuten said would...
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04/03/2014
From left, Ruston High School freshmen Greer Sanderson, Abbie Simmons, Lizzie Hill and Samantha Akers pause at the Ruston Celebrity Theatres concession stand during a recent Freshman Academy event....