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The city of Ruston has been awarded a $1 million grant by the Lincoln Health Foundation to expand the network of sidewalks and bike lanes that will connect to the Rock Island Greenway. The award is the second such grant the city has gotten for the project. In September 2017, the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation also gave the city $1 million for three miles of connectors that intersect the greenway at points in south Ruston. “I think the biggest thing about (the Lincoln Health Foundation grant) is the fact that it’s leveraging the money we got from Blue Cross Blue Shield,” Mayor...

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04/21/2018
The city of Ruston has been awarded a $1 million grant by the Lincoln Health Foundation to expand the network of sidewalks and bike lanes that will connect to the Rock Island Greenway. The award is...
04/21/2018
Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency in Lincoln Parish as a result of the severe weather that tore through the area April 13 and 14. The emergency declaration, made public Friday,...
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04/21/2018
Nali Acosta Hummel is a runner. She has been since she was little, and on the morning of March 16 she braced herself against the cold and rain to fulfill a dream — running in the Boston Marathon....
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04/21/2018
Ruston resident Michael Theodos, right, watches as Jason Quiett, left, with Capital Area Corporate Recycling, unloads unwanted electronics from the trunk of Theodos’ car during Saturday’s Great...
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04/21/2018
Dr. Mindi Roberson, second from left, and Dr. Jesse Roberts Jr., third from left, accepted the “Small Business of the Year” Award at the recent 2018 Bienville Parish Chamber of Commerce Banquet....
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04/20/2018
Louisiana Tech University School of Design faculty members Whitney Causey, left, and Nick Bustamante, right, assemble scaffolding in preparation of beginning the final in a series of downtown murals...
04/20/2018
The Louisiana Tech University Student Health Center will host the 23rd Annual Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the TONK, located on the first floor of the Student Center. Paige Pickett...
04/20/2018
Beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, a Plein Air Competition will be hosted in the Ruston Cultural District. Plein Air is a 19th-century style of painting outdoors, or with a strong sense of the open air...
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04/19/2018
Louisiana Tech University Police Chief Randal Hermes is on a mission. He wants local educators know the basic skills to control a bleeding wound until help arrives. “I thought it would be a good...
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04/19/2018
Lincoln Parish residents concerned about the environment will have the opportunity to join the Earth Day Rally scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ruston Civic Center. The Lincoln Parish Concerned...