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Friday, February 16, 2018 - 1:07pm
About 50 people took the opportunity Thursday night to learn firsthand about the Walker administration’s Central Parkway proposal for the U.S. 167 corridor through Ruston. The proposal, which will be discussed by the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday night, seeks to encourage controlled commercial development along U.S. 167, while at the same time protecting nearby residential neighborhoods. “We want it to look like our city was planned, not a hodge-podge,” Mayor Ronny Walker said during Thursday’s town hall meeting. The proposal would change Ruston’s zoning ordinance to create...

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09/10/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury has approved putting warning signals and stop signs at the intersection of Louisiana Highways 33 and 821 (Frazier Road) per a recommendation by the state Department of...
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09/10/2014
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced today that three Lincoln Parish high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Hannah...
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09/10/2014
Louisiana Tech University has achieved a Tier One ranking among “National Universities” for the fourth consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges list. Tech,...
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09/10/2014
The Ruston Police Department has made a second arrest in an armed robbery that occurred on Aug. 31. Allen Clay Garlington Jr., 27, of 124 June Road, was apprehended by law enforcement around 4 p.m....
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09/09/2014
Alan Brown and his colleagues glanced up at the bank of televisions on the wall above their office cubicles to catch a sketchy news report about an airplane hitting one of the buildings of New York’s...
09/09/2014
Ruston has a new $55 million budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. The city’s board of aldermen unanimously approved the spending plan Monday night. Though slightly more than the current...
09/09/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is set to discuss changes in downtown parking regulations that could mean shoppers have a an extra hour to park free in the same parking place. District 5 Alderwoman Marie...
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09/09/2014
Before beginning the regular monthly meeting on Monday night, Choudrant Mayor Bill Sanderson formally introduced Philip Johnson, who will take a seat on the town council in January. Johnson will take...
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09/09/2014
Candidates for 3rd Judicial District Court Judge and District Attorney answered questions from Lincoln Parish residents Monday night at a TEA Party political forum held at the Ruston Country Club....
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09/08/2014
Ruston’s historic downtown Railroad Park is getting a makeover. Crews began uprooting trees this morning as part of the project that will entail removing soil, some of the existing sidewalk and all...