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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:02pm
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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce 98th Annual Awards Banquet, presented by First National Bank has been rescheduled for 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. Judy Copeland, president of the Chamber, said the event was rescheduled because of the winter weather. The banquet will begin with a wine-and-cheese social. Dinner will be served at 6:45 p.m. Highlights of the event will include the presentation of the chamber’s 2017 Robert E. Russ Award to long-time Ruston businessman J.N. Walpole; the Ruston Rotary Club’s 2017 Bill Best Humanitarian Award to David Abernathy, founder and...

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Louisiana Tech University has received a grant that is expected to total $3,531,750 over five years to enhance its cybersecurity programs. The grant was awarded by the National Science Foundation and...
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12/20/2017
U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) said the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act “will cut taxes for working families, bring relief for flood victims, increase investment in Louisiana’s communities and coastline” in...
12/20/2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jubilant Republicans pushed on early Wednesday to the verge of the most sweeping rewrite of the nation’s tax laws in more than three decades, a deeply unpopular bill they insist...
12/20/2017
The Lincoln Parish Detention Center Commission unanimously approved the local prison’s 2017 amended budget and 2018 proposed budget that will end the year approximately $200,000 in the black and more...
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12/19/2017
Ruston Alderwomen Carolyn Cage, left, and Angela Mayfield, right cut the ribbon Monday for the Martin Luther King Drive extension that connects Mills Avenue to U.S. 167 South. The project was part of...
12/19/2017
A project several years in the making and that’s designed to help revitalize part of south Ruston has passed cleared the last hurdled toward moving forward. The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission...
12/19/2017
It’s time for the Sparta Groundwater Commission to get the authority it was originally supposed to have, the panel’s executive committee said Monday. To that end, the committee is expected to ask the...
12/19/2017
A Ruston teenager who failed to return home after school Monday was found this morning walking down Chandler Road. “He has been located. He is safe,” Ruston Deputy Police Chief Clint Williams said...
12/18/2017
More than 51 Ruston High School students received their certificates of completion from Teach One to Lead One. T1l1 is a program takes at-risk students through a 14-week journey, teaching the...