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01/18/2018 - 11:03am
A Mesquite, Texas, man charged with attempted second-degree murder in connection with a November 2017 shooting in Ruston is now in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. Brian L. Milsap, 22, of 2423 Trenton Drive in Mesquite, was arrested by Ruston police Tuesday on the attempted murder charge and...
01/18/2018 - 11:06am
The Ruston Cultural District is bringing Cultural Construction to the Ruston Civic Center area from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Haley Perot, Cultural District board president, said the event is meant as a fundraiser for the district. “The Cultural District wanted to do some fundraising for future...
01/18/2018 - 11:08am
The Ruston Cultural District Board of Directors recently stated that the “Bulldog Project,” which was originally set to be released in early 2018, has been postponed. “Due to unforeseen circumstances the unveiling of the project will now be in September 2018,” said Ruston Main Street Director Haley...
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01/17/2018 - 11:53am
Lincoln Parish will remain cold and frozen at least another day, but city and parish officials say things are looking up. “Tomorrow we should get back above freezing and start thawing out,” Kip Franklin, parish director of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness said this morning. Classes will...
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01/17/2018 - 12:02pm
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce 98th Annual Awards Banquet, presented by First National Bank has been rescheduled for 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. Judy Copeland, president of the Chamber, said the event was rescheduled because of the winter weather. The banquet will begin...

Announcements

Herman and Peggy Grigsby, of Ruston, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 16 at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church with many friends and family. The Grigsbys were married on Dec. 9, 1967. They have two daughters, Kristi Myers, of West Monroe, and Tina Wheelus, of Dubach, and five...
Rodney and Nancy Alexander, of Ruston, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a suprise party hosted by their family. They were wed Oct. 19, 1967. The couple have three children, Ginger Robinson, Rod Alexander and Lisa Lowe; and six grandchildren, Jordon Nalley, Jaina Robinson,...

Sports

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RUSTON — After spending the last month playing seven out of nine games on the road, Louisiana Tech will have seven of its next nine games inside...

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RUSTON — For the second time in as many games, Louisiana Tech will take the floor in a Conference USA contest without the traditional benefit of a...

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GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University is in mourning today following news of the death of G-Men gridiron great A. Lane Howell at the age of...

Editorials

In Lincoln Parish, we have a number of people who are talented, kind-hearted individuals who go out of their way to help others. A select group of those residents will be...
Weather forecasting can be a precarious business. Sometimes, even with all the best technology and meteorological data, the forecast just doesn’t work out right. Other times...