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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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12/27/2014
DALLAS — Louisiana Tech University broke open a tight game in the final six minutes Friday as the Bulldogs took a 35-18 Heart of Dallas Bowl win over the University of Illinois. Tech led 21-9 at...
12/27/2014
An early morning vehicle fire on Chase Lane caused first responders to venture out Saturday. Ruston Fire Department-EMS and the Ruston Police Department responded to a call right before 1 a.m....
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12/27/2014
The Lincoln Parish Detention Center has looked into the possibility of housing juveniles, but according to Warden Jim Tuten there is one main issue. “It’s not whether or not we have the facilities to...
12/27/2014
With recipients such as the late former Grambling head coach Eddie Robinson, current Louisiana Tech president Les Guice and incumbent mayor Dan Hollingsworth taking home the award, the award is a...
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12/27/2014
Top left: Louisiana Tech team captains Houston Bates, Kenneth Dixon, Mitch Villamez and Hunter Lee (left to right) showed their solidarity to the field for the opening coin toss. Tech won the toss...
12/27/2014
The public is invited to attend “New Year’s Resolutions Day” at Gibson’s Natural Grocer from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday as they host several local gyms and fitness clinics in Gibson’s Community Room...
12/26/2014
Swearing-in ceremonies for newly elected city and district officials begin Wednesday and continue through early January. The events are largely traditional because the legal oath taking happens when...
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12/26/2014
DALLAS — Family was the theme for the Louisiana Tech football team on Christmas Eve. There were presents, a holiday meal and time spent with the closest thing resembling brothers you can imagine....
12/26/2014
The first day of kindergarten isn’t the time for children to be introduced to books according to local literacy experts. By reading along with parents long before the first day of school children...
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12/26/2014
Twelve years ago, she dreamed of creating new roots in a quaint building just outside of downtown Ruston. At 301 West Texas Avenue, Carren Craft opened up Nora’s Flowers on Dec. 1, 2002 to serve the...