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Ruston businessman Trott Hunt and Sue Martin, co-founder of a local animal rescue agency, were recognized as the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Robert E. Russ Award recipient and Ruston Rotary Club Bill Best Humanitarian Award winners, respectively. The award winners accepted their recognition at the 97th annual Chamber of Commerce banquet Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. Other awards given during the banquet included: • Business of Year – Frosty Factory of America • Origin Bank & HGA Young Business Leader of the Year — Kourtney Keim • Ambassador of the Year — Sonja Burns •...

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12/21/2016
Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part series about Dogs with A Cause, a partnership between Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education and Athletics Program, benefiting third-...
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12/21/2016
Tasha Nicole Knox and Jessica Danielle Lewis made history Tuesday. The two women became the first graduates of Lincoln Parish Detention Center’s HiSET program and they have the official diplomas to...
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12/20/2016
Dicky Nealy, founder and broker at Lincoln Realty, was recently selected to receive the REALTOR Emeritus Award for more than 40 years of service as a member of the National Association of REALTORS....
12/19/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council will host “50 for $50,” a juried art exhibition for small works. Selected works will be displayed at Parish Press Coffee Shop from Feb. 1 through March 21...
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12/17/2016
Three college students are “dead” and 14 “injured” after a disgruntled former student shot his way through the main building at the Ruston campus of Louisiana Delta Community College around 1 p.m....
12/17/2016
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Friday morning. The incident happened at about 6:15 a.m. in the area...
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12/17/2016
The Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold its 30th annual Christmas dinner meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center with guest speaker Sheryl...
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12/17/2016
Grambling State head coach Broderick Fobbs (holding up finger) and his Tigers celebrate Saturday after defeating North Carolina Central 10-9 in the Celebration Bowl, giving GSU a Black College...
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12/16/2016
State transportation officials spent three hours in Ruston on Thursday answering questions from area residents about possible use of roundabouts as part of on the I-20 bridge replacement at Cooktown...
12/16/2016
The Village of Choudrant will continue celebrating the holidays when the Christmas parade begins at 4 p.m. Saturday in downtown hosted by the Choudrant Restoration and Beautification Society....