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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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set to take place Tuesday night prior to the Lincoln Parish Police Jury meeting. At 4:30 p.m. the Public Works Committee will meet with a handful of items on their agenda. Chaired by Randy Roberson,...
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Pictured is the Horseless Carriage Club of America on the Louisiana Tech University campus in 1964. On the far left is former Sheriff Wayne Houck and far right is former Tech President Jay Taylor....
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