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Despite first-year numbers lower than what he had hoped, Ruston’s venture into curbside recycling has still been “extremely successful,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. Twelve months after the city started the program in January 2017, 742 households and approximately 300 small businesses are participating, according to statistics compiled by city. Of those households, 612 are inside the city limits and 130 outside the city. Ruston offers recycling within a 3-mile radius of the city limits. As of December, just over 230 tons of items that otherwise would have gone to the parish landfill had been...

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12/16/2017
Reach out to state legislatures to voice your opinion about public higher education institutes and the continued budget woes that colleges and universities face. That was one of the messages state...
12/16/2017
Classes are set to resume Monday for the 215 Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center students who were displaced in October when fire destroyed the center’s main building located on Oakdale Street. The...
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12/16/2017
The look on his face said it all as Grambling State football coach Broderick Fobbs watched his Tigers fall 21-14 to North Carolina A&T Saturday in the Celebration Bowl in Atlanta.
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12/16/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening celebration of Best Western PLUS Ruston hotel, located at 1011 Willow Glen Blvd. Owners are John and Kevin...
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12/16/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Rhodes Properties and Development in their new subdivision Triple Crown. Triple Crown Subdivision is located 5 miles from...
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12/16/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Planet Fitness on Dec. 11. Planet Fitness offers packages beginning at $10 per month. PF is also a community partner of Boys...
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12/16/2017
Hillcrest Holiday Happenings: Hillcrest has been busy celebrating the holiday season. The school has served the community by collecting money for the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team and canned goods...
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12/16/2017
Left: Patrick Singh loved decorating and eating cookies with his friends in class. Top Right: All of the students enjoyed wrapping their own gifts and tying their own bows in the gift wrap discovery...
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12/16/2017
Experiencing the holiday season through the eyes of young children, within the walls of a school building, may very well be one of the greatest gifts bestowed on educators. The students at Glen View...
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12/16/2017
Members of the I.A. Lewis Student Council delivered a Christmas gift to their Adopt-A-School sponsor, the Law Offices of Woodard and Clement. Children pictured (left to right) are Rylie Ramsey,...