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Ruston’s Board of Aldermen gets its first official look Monday at the Walker administration’s proposed $65.6 million budget for the spending year that begins Oct. 1. Monday’s board meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall and is open to the public. Aldermen are expected to deal with several routine items, then recess and convene in their role as the city’s personnel-finance committee so they can discuss the proposed budget. The personnel-finance committee, which is composed of all five aldermen, can recommend accepting the budget as it is, or suggest changes. Procedurally, the panel makes that...

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Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker (left) and the Rev. Thomas Kennedy check out a couple of the Monster Moto mini-bikes during Wednesday’s Economic Development announcement that was held at the Historic Fire...
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Pictured are, from left to right, Ricky Durrett, principal of Ruston High School; Austin Meng, Ruston High School; April Winstead, a biology teacher at Ruston High School; Nicholas Ruff, Ruston High...
04/16/2015
Varun Kopparthy, a doctoral student in Louisiana Tech University’s biomedical engineering program, was selected as one of five finalists during a special innovation pitch session of the New Orleans...
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04/16/2015
The Ruston Rotary Club announces the recipients of the March Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their accomplishments at the March 18 luncheon and was...
04/15/2015
Adjudicated property and the approval of executing mineral rights’ leases were among that discussed Tuesday night at the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Meeting. Adjudicated property Parcel No....
04/15/2015
The Public Works Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury have implemented a Beaver Control Program. The program, which was first discussed in March’s monthly meeting, will be on a trial basis,...
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04/15/2015
The Pinwheel Garden is a tool used throughout the U.S. to show support for the prevention of child abuse. Pine Hills joined the Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana movement by planting the Pinwheel Garden...
04/15/2015
Mike Henderson, assistant professor of research and director for the Public Policy Research Laboratory at Louisiana State University, will conduct a discussion titled, “What do the people want?...
04/15/2015
Carolyn Williams Perry, daughter of Clarke Williams, founder of CentruyLink, said her father lived his life by the Golden Rule — putting others before himself by performing selfless, Christian acts.
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04/14/2015
National Weather Service meteorologists spent a rainy Monday in Ruston teaching public employees and citizens how to spot and report severe storms. “You guys can add value to our warnings,” Bill...