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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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Dusty Gates easily rolled to a win in Saturday’s Union Parish Sheriff’s election, picking up 74.41 percent of the votes in the process. Gates had been serving as sheriff since last fall following the...
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04/06/2014
Hundreds packed into Lincoln Parish Park Friday night as the Junior Auxilary of Ruston and Rotary of Lincoln presented the seventh annual Dinner and a Movie event. Pictured at top is Tiffanny White...
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Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth hopes the third time really is the charm when it comes to improvements for downtown Ruston’s historic Railroad Park. “It used to be a great place,” Hollingsworth said...
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Young men and women were encouraged to follow their dreams Saturday at the 2014 Fred Dean’s Hall of Fame Pro Day luncheon hosted by the Boys and Girls Club at Trinity Methodist Church in Ruston. The...
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04/06/2014
Developer Dicky Nealy knew he wanted to do something with roughly five acres he owns on Kavanaugh Road, just north of West Kentucky Avenue. Yet because of the property’s dimensions — 200 feet wide...
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04/05/2014
The Choudrant High School Future Business leaders of America state participants picture are the students at CHS who qualified and competed at the State FBLA Conference in Lafayette on March 23-25. ...
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04/05/2014
RUSTON — Sixteen undergraduate and graduate students from across the Louisiana Tech University campus were recognized Wednesday for their outstanding oral and poster presentations during the 2014...
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04/04/2014
Louisiana Tech University has decided to fight the continuing decrease in state funding by increasing enrollment — a move university officials say will be beneficial not only to Tech but also the...
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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...