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10/22/2017 - 1:48am
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for new member Freedom13 Ministries. Freedom13 Ministries’ mission is to promote sexual integrity with an emphasis on the original intent of God’s design for marriage, romance and healthy relationships. Founded by Lindsey...
10/22/2017 - 1:53am
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 Walsworth. Fifth grade: Taylor Basham, Jack Bell, Julianne Ensminger, Magnus Erikson, Emily Fletcher,...
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10/22/2017 - 1:57am
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, and Colt Wooten had fun painting. Most of the paint even ended up on the pumpkins. Top right: Owen...
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10/22/2017 - 2:07am
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 the outreach training supervisor for Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services. As...
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10/22/2017 - 2:15am
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 Jonathan Mendenhall. The center is located at 215 N. Service Road East.

Announcements

Tommy and Jackie Jenkins, of Ruston, were married October 20, 1967. The ceremony took place at The Ruston Church of Christ, then located on West California Avenue. Officiating was Leo Powers Jr. Tommy’s parents are the late Troy and Reba Jenkins. Jackie’s parents are Eloise Mathewes and the late...
Steve and Judy Baker, of Choudrant, are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anne-Marie Baker to Jacob Cain, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Kathleen Baker and the late Davis Baker, of Choudrant; and Hilda Lee and the late Hosey Lee, of...

Sports

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Many high school and college coaches are fans of Homecoming week because of all of the distractions it can bring to a team during game week...

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve embraced Justin Verlander as confetti rained down. An improbable thought just a few years ago, the Houston Astros are...

The Grambling State University volleyball team took one of two matches on Saturday during the second day of the Southwestern Athletic Conference...

Editorials

It’s been a busy month for the 140 rescue dogs and cats that left Ruston early on Sept. 19, bound for new foster families and forever homes in California. As part of the...
When a school building is destroyed, more than just a structure is lost. Such was the case Tuesday morning when fire swept through Ruston’s Head Start Center, obliterating...