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The 2018-19 class of S.A.I.L. began its journey on Sept. 11 with Orientation Day. S.A.I.L. stands for “Students Actively Involved in Leadership,” and through the organization each participant is actively involved in monthly tours of area businesses, organizations, and institutions that represent our community in an outstanding manner. Community leaders also offer insights into how the youth within our schools can make productive and positive change within their neighborhoods while giving back in various ways throughout the community. S.A.I.L. is a program of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of...

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11/19/2014
Seventeen years in the making, the annual Holidays Arts Tour will kick off Thursday along with Ruston’s Downtown Christmas Open House. HAT is a celebration of the arts in the region: visual artists,...
11/19/2014
The victim in a suspected homicide on Tuesday has been identified. Ruston Police Chief Steve Rogers said the victim has been identified as 22-year-old Markeith Baylor, of Ruston. Rogers added that...
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11/19/2014
The monthly total for actual sales taxes collected this quarter was up by 8 percent and the year-to-date actual collections were up by 5 percent thanks to the oil and gas industry. The Lincoln Parish...
11/19/2014
The Dubach Town Council met Monday night to discuss the implementation of a backflow prevention and cross connection plan. The Department of Health and Hospitals has ordered the town implement the...
11/19/2014
This November marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To commemorate this event, the Lincoln Parish Library, as part of its Historical Happenings discussion series, presents “Ich...
11/19/2014
Louisiana Tech’s fall quarter commencement exercises were held Nov. 15, with diplomas awarded to 300 graduates. Commencement marked the close of the fall quarter at Louisiana Tech, with winter...
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11/18/2014
Tammy Saffel’s father didn’t attend her high school graduation. He didn’t see her off to college. He didn’t walk down the aisle at her wedding. Saffel’s father died when she was 17. She still...
11/18/2014
Officers with the Ruston Police Department found a deceased black male early this morning. Deputy Chief Clint Williams said that at approximately 4:16 a.m. RPD received the call of a possible...
11/18/2014
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission has sent to the Board of Aldermen a preliminary plat for a new commercial development along the Interstate 20 north service road. Commissioners on Monday...
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11/18/2014
Due to the generosity of Ruston residents, organizers say the 2014 Scouting For Food Campaign was a huge success and exceeded the goal of local scouts. More than 9,000 pounds of food for the...