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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 2:02pm
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In order to make up the approximately $50,000 lost during this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has taken over and created several events for the month of December. The Chamber will continue its annual #ShopRuston campaign event 12 Days of Christmas Shopping, but will also takeover the annual Lincoln Lights Up the Pines event and the annual Ruston Christmas Parade, said Chamber president Judy Copeland. In addition to taking over those events, the Chamber will also add the first Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook Off. Earlier this year, Chamber officials...

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11/02/2017
Ruston Elementary School students will see 35 new art pieces covering all genres of literature at the school’s library. The Ruston High School Talented Arts class donated the student-made art pieces...
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11/01/2017
Five years ago, Dasia Canales moved to Ruston from New Orleans to attend Louisiana Tech University and now she is the manger of the Ruston Farmers Market. Being a part of the farmers market is a...
11/01/2017
Ruston Animal Control has a new furever partner: PAWS of Northeast Louisiana. The Monroe-based rescue organization selected the local shelter in an effort to help out in light of limited personnel...
10/31/2017
Four Grambling State university employees have been dismissed as well as changes made in leadership in the university’s office of finance and administration food service contractor, as a result of an...
10/31/2017
A Ruston man arrested in 2015 as part of nationwide roundup of suspected child predators has plead guilty to one count of possession of pornography and two counts of obscenity. As a result, John...
10/30/2017
For residents looking for a good laugh, Cherrie Sciro, coordinator of theatre at Louisiana Tech University, would recommend their upcoming production “Six Women With Brain Death, or Expiring Minds...
10/30/2017
All fundraisers benefitting the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center need to be approved by the Lincoln Total Community Action Board of Directors first. That’s the word today from the board and Head...
10/30/2017
More than $1.2 million was raised by Grambling State University’s Bring It Home campaign — approximately $20,000 more than the fundraiser’s $1 million goal. University officials announced the...
10/28/2017
The Louisiana Tech University Alumni Association will honor its 2017 Alumnus of the Year and Distinguished Alumni of the Colleges Friday at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon. Chris Richardson, a 1972...
10/28/2017
State Rep. Rob Shadoin said he’s opposed to a temporary extension of the penny sales tax that’s set to roll off the books next June 30, unless the extension lasts only until replacement revenue can...