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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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03/06/2014
Residents of Lincoln Parish, it’s time to have some fun and bonding time with man’s best friend. Ruston Parks and Recreation will host their eighth annual Furry Fun Walk at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the...
03/06/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Lincoln is now in its 27th year and has graduated more than 400 Ruston-Lincoln individuals. Each class comes up with a group project that benefits...
03/06/2014
By their next monthly meeting, the Village of Choudrant hopes to have a new fire truck to show off. Mayor Bill Sanderson, who also serves as the Choudrant Fire Chief, told council members during...
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03/06/2014
Mrs. Carter’s Class We are 100 days smarter at Glen View. Mrs. Carter’s class enjoyed celebrating our 100th day of school with many fun activities. We made 100 day trail mix, wore special crowns and...
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03/06/2014
Ruston High School has added yet another outstanding student distinction to an already impressive list of academic accolades. Seniors Kendall Lopez and Adam Ramachandran have been named by the...
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03/05/2014
A law enforcement pursuit beginning in Ouachita Parish came to a crashing halt near the Ruston Civic Center on Wednesday morning. At approximately 10:22 a.m., the Ruston Police Department was made...
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03/05/2014
Students at Cypress Springs Elementary School in Ruston enjoyed a Mardi Gras parade given by the third-grade class on Tuesday afternoon on the school grounds. Third graders are learning about...
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03/05/2014
After more than a year of looking, the Lincoln Parish School Board has finally decided on the next leader of Ruston High School. During their regular session on Tuesday night, the board announced...
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03/05/2014
At approximately 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, officers with the Uniform Patrol Division of the Ruston Police Department responded to North Trenton Street at West Alabama Avenue regarding a traffic accident....
03/05/2014
The board of aldermen for the village of Simsboro met in regular session Monday night and heard Mayor Willie Hendricks’ report on the roadways. “I had the (Louisiana Department of Transportation and...