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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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02/12/2014
Ruston and Lincoln Parish may be dealing with the effects of winter storm Pax a little longer than emergency preparedness officials first anticipated. “It doesn’t look like it’s going to get out of...
02/12/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury and the Public Works Committee met Tuesday night in a regularly scheduled meeting to discuss several agenda items. The Public Works Committee took official action to...
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02/12/2014
The controversial Common Core education curriculum and the possible legalization of marijuana are expected to be among the hot-button issues when the Louisiana Legislature convenes next month, local...
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02/12/2014
Submitted photo- Locals have joined forces to help the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department by buying a raffle ticket that earns them a chance at 52 guns with a weekly raffle. For more information...
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02/11/2014
It's almost time for the sixth Annual "Kupcakes for the Kids" fundraiser to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event is set from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday at Community Trust Bank...
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02/11/2014
Third Judicial District felony prosecutor Cary Brown has become the first officially announced candidate for the district attorney’s job being vacated by retiring DA Bob Levy. Brown formally...
02/11/2014
Schools across the parish will be closed today and some will stay closed on Wednesday. Just after 2 p.m. Monday, Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell said that schools in the Lincoln Parish School...
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02/11/2014
More than 200 mom’s and daughters carried their dolls to a “Timeless Traditions” movie and tea party hosted by Ruston’s nonprofit group Quota International. During the event, 7-year-old Emory-Cooper...
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02/11/2014
For Chris Turner, working at Ruston’s Super 1 Foods was supposed to have been just a college job. “I was buggy boy, bathroom cleaner, gofer, everything,” Turner said. Now, 20 years later, he’s the...
02/10/2014
The 3rd Judicial District Judge's Office will be closed on Tuesday, and all court cases will be canceled for that day. A decision is still pending on Wednesday. All Lincoln Parish Schools and...