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Ruston’s Board of Aldermen meets Monday in its role as the city’s personnel-finance committee to discuss the Walker administration’s proposed $65.6 million budget for the spending year that begins Oct. 1. Monday’s meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the city hall and is open to the public. The proposed budget includes a 2 percent across-the-board raise for city employees as well as capital projects ranging from more money for Christmas decorations to new police cars, street projects, firefighting equipment and continued improvements at two city parks. The committee, composed of all five aldermen, can...

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03/28/2014
Two residents were arrested for cultivation of marijuana, among other charges, on Thursday morning. Ronald Dewayne Shaw Jr., 24, and Tiffany Marie Mossey, 25, both of 2207 W. California Ave., were...
03/28/2014
The American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation has generously made a $500,000 gift to Louisiana Tech University and its College of Engineering and Science in support of their campaign to construct a...
03/28/2014
PayScale.com released its 2014 College ROI Report Wednesday and has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 1 among all Louisiana universities in return on investment (ROI) for both in-state and out-of-...
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03/27/2014
Lincoln Parish is playing host to a fair that opened up Wednesday afternoon. Rides are set to be available to residents through the weekend. The fair is located on U.S. Highway 167 South near the...
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03/27/2014
Name: Vicki Caskey  Number of years serving in Lincoln Parish: 5 Profession: Market manager for The Minute Magazine Clubs/organizations/professional affiliations: Founder of Wiggin’Out Part time...
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03/27/2014
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the Jan. 14 burglary of Lincoln Parish Water District No. 3. Chad Alexander, LPSO public information officer, said scientific evidence...
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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...