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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce was able to “close the gap” of the approximately $50,000 lost during 2017’s Louisiana Peach Festival through various holiday events presented by the Chamber, said Judy Copeland, Chamber president. “This means we close the 2017 (year) with a loss, but we still have money in the bank,” Copeland said. “We will scale back some expenses on Peach Festival, but that will put us back in line with previous years.” Chamber officials announced they had taken over and created several events in December to replenish the money lost from Peach Fest. The Chamber...

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06/10/2014
Lincoln Parish residents who lost power during Monday night’s thunderstorm should have their electricity back on by the end of today, representatives of area utilities said this morning. Several...
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06/10/2014
A Ruston man was arrested and charged with two counts of simple battery, one count of false imprisonment and one count of resisting an officer late Monday night, according to the Lincoln Parish...
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06/09/2014
Will Hayden, star of Discovery Channel’s “Sons of Guns” and founder of Red Jacket Firearms, brought the heat to north Louisiana on Saturday to help raise funds for the Ruston Police Department. The...
06/09/2014
The 2013 audit report will be given in the Lincoln Parish Police Jury’s regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday.  A presentation will be given by CPA David Hartt, but prior to that, the...
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06/09/2014
Effective Aug. 1, Louisiana Tech University’s campus, instructional sites and facilities will become tobacco-free in accordance with Act 211 of the 2013 Louisiana State Legislative session which...
06/09/2014
The manager of a state program to promote cultural arts in Louisiana said a classic example of unintended benefits of the program can be found in Farmerville. In 2007, the Louisiana Legislature...
06/09/2014
CARF International announced that Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NE Delta HSA) has been accredited for a period of three years, its longest-running accreditation, for the following...
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06/09/2014
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s office is thankful to McKinney Honda and Kawasaki for supplying their Community Service Division with a Kawasaki mule. The mule will be used for the Senior Expo and the...
06/07/2014
GRAMBLING — Grambling’s City Council paved the way to try to help secure a hotel/retail outlet and to create a recreation trail through town as it held its regular monthly meeting Thursday night at...
06/07/2014
Due to some contractors taking advantage of the free services the Lincoln Parish Solid Waste Department offers, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury created an addendum to the current landfill policy...