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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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10/24/2017
Fire investigators still don’t know what caused the blaze that destroyed the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center on Oakdale Street. “At this moment our department, the fire marshal’s office and the ATF...
10/23/2017
Residents wanting to donate supplies to help Ruston’s Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center get back on its feet in the wake of fire Oct. 17 now have more places to take those items. Donation can be...
10/23/2017
Ruston police are seeking the public’s help for information about the identity and death of a black woman whose body was found laying in the travel lanes of U.S. 167 South at approximately 1:30 a.m....
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10/22/2017
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the publics’ help in locating two Ruston area men wanted in connection with a recent string of vehicle burglaries in the Choudrant area. Hadrekus Bailey...
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10/22/2017
As a response to the mandates and expectations set by the state in education through the Jump Start program, the Lincoln Parish school district transformed New Tech@Ruston into New Tech Academies, a...
10/22/2017
Lincoln Parish residents have the opportunity to help raise funds and gather food for Christian Community Action while also receiving soup and dessert during the annual Soup for the Soul event. Soup...
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10/22/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for new member IFun Family Fun Center arcade and laser tag facility. Owner/operators are Etan Gipson, Ekara Mendenhall and...
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10/22/2017
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards recently announced his appointments to several Louisiana boards and commissions. One of those appointments included Ruston resident Casey L. Morace. Morace is...
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10/22/2017
Three classes had a wonderful time hearing stories, decorating pumpkins and playing in the hay at the First United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch in West Monroe. Top left: Liam Newsom, Austin Carrico...
10/22/2017
All A’s Fourth grade: Avery Bourn, Selah Bryan, Macklin Conroy, Kate Harris, Alyssa Langiulli, Catherine McAdams, Carter Perry, Emma Phillips, April Potter, Tyler Roller, Owen Sun and Rubye Ann...