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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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08/17/2010
Two local churches have reportedly been burglarized this month. Police say the burglars made off with one musical instrument from each building. Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman Capt....
08/17/2010
Residents are invited to join noted north Louisiana fiddler Paul Woodard for a toe-tapping, hand-clapping morning of fiddle music from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Friday at the Lincoln Parish Library. Woodard...
08/17/2010
Lincoln Parish Library and North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s Art of Film screening will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 26 in the Lincoln Parish Library meeting room. The featured film is “Bride and Prejudice...
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08/16/2010
Louisiana residents who would like to give hunting a shot must take a special safety class. The state Hunter Education Certification course is mandatory for anyone born on or after Sept. 1, 1969....
08/16/2010
GRAMBLING — It looks like more court time may be in store for Grambling’s City Council. The City Council has a special-called meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday to discuss a potential lawsuit regarding a...
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08/16/2010
Dealing with children who have mental and behavioral disorders can be a confusing situation for parents, teachers and friends. The Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will offer...
08/16/2010
Those who would like to expand their knowledge of the arts have a plethora of opportunities to do so now that the North Central Louisiana Arts Council has announced its first “Academy” classes for...
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08/13/2010
Hope in spite of diversity was the theme of Louisiana Tech University’s Happening XXIV, which Tech President Daniel Reneau said was the largest Happening to date. More than 1,200 Tech alumni,...
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08/13/2010
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — It’s been months in the making and he’s had time to prepare, but even then, Karl Malone isn’t making any promises about one of the special moments in his life. He can be pardoned...
08/12/2010
Construction crews will begin work in either September or October on an environmentally friendly property in Ruston that people may use for both business and residential purposes. Wayne Hunter,...