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Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker and the city’s aldermen will get raises if the Board of Aldermen approves the proposed budget for the coming fiscal year. The $20,000 raise for Walker and the $2,400 increase for each of the five aldermen are contained in the draft budget the board recommended to itself Monday night in its role as the city’s personnel-finance committee. Aldermen will vote on the budget Sept. 10. The city’s spending year begins Oct. 1. If the proposed budget is approved, Walker’s salary will jump to $100,000 annually beginning Jan. 1, the start of his new term. Aldermen’s annual pay...

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The Lincoln Parish School Board interviewed two more potential replacements for the superintendent position on Tuesday. Byron Lyons, director of human resources from East Cleveland City School...
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03/18/2015
The Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs basketball team thanks student supporters who were part of a crowd of 6,904 fans Tuesday night who cheered the Dunkin’ Dogs on to a 89-79 win in first-round...
03/18/2015
Due to unforeseen circumstances, one weekend event and a main event set for April have been rescheduled. The Lighten Up! Lincoln Parish 5K Color Dash scheduled for Saturday has been postponed until...
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03/18/2015
Dedication ceremonies for the new Joe and Roger Luffey Catholic Life Center at Ruston’s Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic were held Saturday. Above left, Bishop Michael Duca, right, blesses the office of...
03/18/2015
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission raised no objections Monday night to a developer’s plan to construct up to 50 high-end duplexes on acreage near the intersection of Kavanaugh Road and West...
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03/17/2015
The first three applicants for the superintendent position of Lincoln Parish Schools interviewed with the School Board Monday. David Claxton, principal of Sally Humble Elementary in Monroe, Mike...
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03/17/2015
Michael White, head coach for the Bulldogs basketball team, kneels watching the team play in a Conference USA match-up. The Bulldogs will host Central Michigan University for the National Invitation...
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03/17/2015
She is a typical 10 year-old girl with a special ability. “Rosie. R-o-s-i-e. Schultz. S-c-h-u-l-t-z,” Rosie Schultz said, pronouncing each letter with confidence. Rosie, a fourth grader from Cypress...
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03/17/2015
The dentists and dental hygienists with Peach Tree Dental held the eighth annual Dentistry from the Heart on Saturday. One hundred residents were able to receive either a cleaning or extraction.
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03/16/2015
RocketFast! Car Wash uses a water recycling system to stay environmentally friendly and use the least amount of fresh water as possible. Don Robertson, founder and managing partner of the company,...