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Nine months ago, when the Rev. Ryan Ford was named director of the United Methodist Wesley Foundation campus ministry at Louisiana Tech University, he brought with him the hope that someday the ministry could make small-scale and sustainable farming part of its discipleship. Ford never imagined it would happen so soon. Three weeks ago, the Wesley Foundation entered into partnership with the city of Ruston on a community gardening project that supporters say can help revitalize part of the city, produce healthy food, be educational and bear witness to God’s kingdom. Ruston’s Board of Aldermen...

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03/03/2017
Three people were transported to Northern Louisiana Medical Center with minor injuries Thursday afternoon after this 2016 Toyota Camry, driving by Prashanta Ganapathy, 25, of Ruston, turned out of...
03/03/2017
Itinerant vendors looking to bring their business through the city of Grambling will have to give a 60-day notice, bring a signed sales tax form from the Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission...
03/03/2017
The majority of downtown Ruston is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Mayor Ronny Walker and city Economic Development Administrator Kristi Lumpkin made the announcement Thursday...
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03/02/2017
Saying he is “a man of honesty, and some things just aren’t honest,” Jerry Ward confirmed Tuesday he is resigning as warden at the Union Parish Detention Center. Ward said he left a letter addressed...
03/02/2017
City officials will take shovels in hand on Monday and again on Thursday to break ground for two transportation projects that eventually will help connect northeast Ruston to southeast Ruston. Ground...
03/02/2017
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the February Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their accomplishments at the February 15...
03/01/2017
It’s no small thing to be invited to speak with the president of the United States. Rick Gallot, Grambling State University president, said he was encouraged by Monday’s meeting and saw a government...
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03/01/2017
While Peach Festival may still be months away, the staff at the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce is getting prepared now. They recently announced the winner of this year’s Peach poster — Almira...
02/28/2017
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Some of that treasure will be at the Lincoln Parish Library Community Garage Sale set to begin at 8 a.m. on April 8. Sarah Creekmore, administrative...
02/28/2017
In early December, the construction at Pecan Villa Apartments came to a close. The completion of the building meant the introduction of new residents and new opportunities and programs to current...