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Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 1:06am
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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12/01/2014
It’s going to “A Blue Christmas” in Ruston. The seasonal song made famous by Elvis Presley is the theme of this year’s Christmas parade. The parade, sponsored by JPS Equipment Rental and coordinated...
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12/01/2014
The Boys and Girls of North Central Louisiana recently received a donation from AT&T in support of ongoing club programming. Pictured from left to right are Louisiana state Sen. Rick Gallot,...
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11/29/2014
Freshman running back Jarred Craft (22) scored on this 58-yard touchdown run to help lead Louisiana Tech past Rice and earn a berth in the Conference USA championship game Saturday. The Bulldogs...
11/29/2014
Ruston electric utility customers could see a slight decrease in their bills beginning in July if the Board of Aldermen approves a contract to purchase power from Constellation Energy Resources. A...
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11/29/2014
Lincoln Parish residents have the opportunity to help local children find something special under the Christmas tree through the annual Toys for Tots drive. Boxes are now out at various locations...
11/29/2014
Statistics show if just half the American employed population spent $50 each month in locally-owned independent businesses, it would generate more than $42.6 billion in revenue. The Ruston-Lincoln...
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11/29/2014
A reception honoring retiring Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center. The event, hosted by city employees, is open to the public. Hollingsworth...
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11/28/2014
The 11th annual Holiday Art Exhibit will kick off Tuesday at the Bank of Ruston’s location downtown. The exhibit will showcase two Ruston-based artists — Hooshang Khorasani and Dianne Springer. The...
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11/28/2014
The Ruston Fire Department responded to a fire with flames showing from the second floor of an abandoned funeral home on West Line Avenue at approximately 6:15 a.m. today. The fire reportedly took...
11/28/2014
Recent rankings and reports show that the State of Louisiana has become fertile soil for companies and industries looking to expand their operations and seeking talent that can lead their...