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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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03/27/2014
When everything has been done in college and students move on to their own professional lives, Douglass Thomas said there’s only one thing that makes a big difference — integrity. “I applaud...
03/27/2014
It’s time to see live entertainment once again at the 2014 Cotton Country Open Horse Show. The season kicked off at 6 p.m. March 21 at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center, located at 165...
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03/27/2014
Ruston attorney Tyler Storms, has declared his candidacy for the 3rd Judicial District Division B judgeship now held by retiring Judge Wayne Smith. Smith recently announced he would not be running...
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03/27/2014
Students in Pat Albritton’s Advanced Learning Academy class at Cypress Springs Elementary welcomed parents, grandparents and special guests to participate in a special Mardi Gras event at the school...
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03/27/2014
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the March Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their accomplishments at the March 19 luncheon...
03/27/2014
Engineering Professor Natchitoches — The Department of Science at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts continued its Science Speaker Series on Feb. 7 with a presentation by Dr. Rastko...
03/27/2014
Principal’s List Nathan Castle, Katelynn Ponder, Noah Powell, Maggie Ray and Julissa Rushing. A Honor Roll Jaden Dotson, Chris Holland, Sue Anne Howell, Danielle Howington, Madison Jacks, Brayden...
03/27/2014
Grambling Middle School has released the names of the students who achieved honor roll status for the fourth six-weeks reporting period. Students are listed by academic achievement (minimum 3.0 grade...
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03/26/2014
The Lincoln Parish Detention Center has been active in recent days in preparation for some new programs. Warden Jim Tuten said movers finished setting up the new educational building on Tuesday. “We...
03/26/2014
The Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization will be hosting a “gigantic” spring garage sale April 5, according to event coordinator Gina Stokes. “This event is going to be big,” Stokes...