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Christmas is coming to downtown Ruston. About 30 merchant members of the city’s Main Street organization fanned throughout the central business district Wednesday morning wrapping 26 trees with decorative white lights. The lights will be turned on in mid-November, along with strands city utility crews will hang over downtown streets. The early lighting came at the request of merchants who wanted the city to begin taking on a festive air prior to the Kickoff to Christmas event on Dec. 1, Haley Perot, Ruston’s Main Street director and community coordinator said. But to get the trees decorated...

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05/16/2014
The Lincoln Parish School District rolled out its sixth annual “Celebration of Champions” this week, an event designed to shine the spotlight on the best of the best among efforts throughout the...
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05/16/2014
Leadership Lincoln participants celebrated the end of an era in a graduation ceremony held Thursday night at the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. Graduates spent the past nine months learning...
05/16/2014
BATON ROUGE — This week, Louisiana Economic Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the 2014 Louisiana Small Business Award winners at an event honoring small business...
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05/16/2014
Operation Round Up is a community service program that gives Claiborne Electric members the option to allow their bills to be rounded up to the next whole dollar. The difference in the actual bill...
05/16/2014
The Louisiana Purchase Council, Boy Scouts of America is hosting the Kay Shipp Invitational Trail Ride at 1 p.m. Saturday at Camp T. L. James. Dinner will be served at about 5 p.m. The ride is to...
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05/16/2014
Anita Pumphrey, instructor of human ecology in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Applied and Natural Sciences, has been elected to a two-year term as secretary on the Child Life Council’s Board...
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05/15/2014
History teacher at A.E. Phillips Lab School Kristina Kaasab said she is grateful for the opportunity her students were able to experience last week as they toured Washington D.C. “We took the trip so...
05/15/2014
Local members of the North Central chapter of American Bikers Active Toward Education are celebrating Armed Forces Day by holding a Dice Run to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Registration for...
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05/15/2014
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s award winning musical “The Sound of Music” will be at The Dixie Center for the Arts at 10 a.m. Saturday and 6:30 p....
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05/15/2014
Top left: Cedar Creek geometry teacher Marilyn Hyams, left, Buddy Ball representative Edwin Davis and Cedar Creek Head of School Andrew Yepson. Top right: Winners of the Cedar Creek Quilt Project to...