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Louisiana’s Bond Commission has approved the city of Ruston’s request to issue $6 million in bonds to pay an improvement project at the North Sewage Treatment rather than taking the money out of the Moving Ruston Forward funds. The commission met Thursday in Baton Rouge. The option to approach the commission became available when the city won approval for a low-interest loan from the state Department of Environmental Quality. Now, the city will use the DEQ money as a way to borrow the $6 million and use MRF money already on hand for other projects. City officials say the 0.95 percent...

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Louisiana’s Bond Commission has approved the city of Ruston’s request to issue $6 million in bonds to pay an improvement project at the North Sewage Treatment rather than taking the money out of the...
06/22/2018
The proposed reauthorization of the federal Water Resources Development Act seems to hold good news for a project that could eventually take Ruston and Farmerville off of the Sparta Aquifer. That’s...
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06/22/2018
Michael Watts, left, and Parker Sell, both 8 years old and from Arcadia, were among the young anglers who were at Lincoln Parish Park early this morning to compete in the annual Louisiana Peach...
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06/20/2018
The 68th annual Louisiana Peach Festival kicks into high gear Friday with two days of activities that include food, music, arts and crafts, athletic competitions and events especially for kids. The...
06/20/2018
Local sponsors are looking to make the opening morning of the Louisiana Peach Festival a little brighter this year with a 5K Color Run beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday at Crossfit Ruston. “The Color Run...
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06/20/2018
The Louisiana Peach Festival isn’t only about family fun and celebrating Lincoln Parish’s favorite sweet treat. There’s plenty of athletic action involved, too. Sporting events have always been a...
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06/19/2018
06/19/2018
A fourth person has been arrested in connection with a May 28 arson and burglary of mobile home on Cook Road. Tina W. Hood, also known as Tina Wisdom Free, 45, of Springhill, was arrested Saturday by...
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06/19/2018
It’s that time of year again, and as residents prepare for a weekend of fun at the Louisiana Peach Festival, Brandon Sutherland, director of sales for the Hampton Inn, is gathering alter egos from...