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Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:12pm
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Leader News Service Ruston restaurant patrons may have started noticing local establishments have been a little peachier this week. That’s because more than 12 local restaurants are currently offering specialty peach-related dishes and drinks until Sunday to celebrate the inaugural Peach Restaurant Week during Louisiana Peach Festival. This event celebrates Ruston’s culinary scene the week of the Louisiana Peach Festival, said Amanda Quimby, Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau. Items range from salads and burgers to coffee, teas, cocktails and desserts. The event came about as the...

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05/25/2017
Lincoln Parish residents can purchase flashlights, batteries, portable generators and other emergency supplies at a reduced state sales tax during the state Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday...
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05/24/2017
Sales tax collections in Lincoln Parish posted an approximate 6.3 percent gain from the first quarter of 2016 to the first quarter of 2017. But despite the slight rise, collections are technically...
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05/24/2017
The longest non-stop motorcycle ride without touching the handlebars with the hands is 137.94 miles and was achieved by Marcello Sarandrea, of Italy, riding a Yamaha Tricker 250 motorcycle, in Rome,...
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05/24/2017
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested two adults and three juveniles in connection with a string of vehicle burglaries. Jamario Montreal Smith, 18, of 500 South Barnett Springs Road, in...
05/24/2017
A 21-year-old Ruston woman died Tuesday evening in a single-vehicle crash that occurred on U.S. Highway 80 east. Police said Jasmine Nicole Wright was travelling westbound when her 2005 Mitsubishi...
05/23/2017
The first of a series of three murals designed to draw attention to downtown Ruston and enhance visitor experiences is finished. The 9-foot-tall by 40-foot-long work is painted on the back wall of...
05/23/2017
Lincoln Parish community stakeholders have the opportunity to provide feedback to the Lincoln Parish school district through an online survey or registering to join a focus group that will be held...
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05/22/2017
Bikers pass under the Tarbutton Overpass Sunday as part of the Run For The Wall event. The motorcyle trek ends at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D. C., on Memorial Day. See more photos on page...
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05/22/2017
The suspect in an attempted second-degree murder that occurred May 17 is now in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. Justin Lamar Early, 23, of 2401 Washington St., in Ruston, was located in Ouachita...
05/22/2017
Lincoln Parish students have the opportunity to remain mentally and physically active this summer now that the final school bells have rung for the 2016-17 school year. Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE...