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07/29/2016 - 10:40am
Builders Supply, Ruston’s independent and local source for building supplies, hardware and paint, will officially celebrate its 25th anniversary this weekend. Free food, vendor demonstrations and product giveaways will all highlight the weekend’s festivities, which begin when the store opened today...
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07/29/2016 - 10:41am
Children like Devron Cage, pictured during last year’s camp, will get the opportunity to learn not only about baseball, but more importantly, about the game of life, as the seventh annual Wilbert Ellis Baseball Clinic will be held Saturday at Fraser Field located on Martin Luther King Avenue....
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07/29/2016 - 10:43am
Members of the 100 Percent Princess dance group perform during the Movin’ and Groovin’ Talent Show held by the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana. The event was held Thursday evening at the Dixie Center for the Arts and encouraged club members to show off their talents.
07/29/2016 - 10:44am
The Ruston Community Theatre recently wrapped up their 2015-16 season with the musical “Oklahoma!” Jonathan Baines, a member of the RCT board, said the group was thankful for local support. “Ruston Community Theatre would like to thank the community for making the summer musical “Oklahoma!” a...
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07/28/2016 - 10:23am
Each week the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department raffles off a firearm. Each ticket is $100 and is good for an entire year. Pictured is Whit McMullin, left, with his Remington R1. Weekly winners are determined by the Louisiana Lottery Pick 3 on Saturday evenings. For more information contact the...

Announcements

Beth and Brian Toney, of Choudrant, announce the recent engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brienna Elizabeth Gilbert to Dusty Duane Dugdale. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Brian Gilbert, of Spearsville; and the granddaughter of Bob and Carol Gilbert, of Bernice; Bob...
Abigail Lillie Horn, of Richardson, Texas, and William Reeves Barr, of Ruston, married at 6:30 p.m. July 17 in a double-ring ceremony at The Cotton Mill in McKinney, Texas. The wedding was officiated by Kurt Pressler, Marriage Ministry Director at Fellowship Bible Church Dallas. The bride is the...

Sports

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Another weekend, another World Series appearance for the Ruston Dixie Baseball Association.
And this one is particularly noteworthy....

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Ruston High School football season tickets will go on sale from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. beginning Thursday through Aug. 19. The cost of a packet of...

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Coming off of its first 40-win season in over 25 years, Louisiana Tech University’s baseball team looks to replenish its arsenal as head...

Editorials

Randy Moore never imagined the turnout Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office Safety Complex for the Teach One to Lead One mentor training session. Twenty-four...
The “revolving door” will hopefully stop spinning soon at Grambling State University as former state legislator Rick Gallot was chosen to be the new president of GSU. The...