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07/23/2016 - 11:17pm
The Journey of Hope, a cross country community service project, recently rode through Ruston. The group has been riding every summer for the past nine summers from Los Angeles, California, to Washington, D.C., raising for disability patients. Along the way, the group do friendship visits, stopping...
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07/23/2016 - 11:19pm
Alexandra Gulino, of Shreveport, center is crowned Miss Dixie Gem Peach 2017 by Miss Dixie Gem Peach Outstanding Teen 2017 Gracie Reichman, left, and 2016 Miss Dixie Gem Peach Anna Blake, right Saturday. Meagan Crews, of Bossier City, was crowned Miss Spirit of Ruston. First runner up went to Ana...
07/23/2016 - 11:20pm
Ruston Police Chief Steve Rogers moves from behind his desk and picks up an inch-thick stack of mail. “I want to show you something,” he said, setting the pile of envelopes and loose letters in front of his visitor. The sheaf of thank-you cards from individuals and businesses across the city is...
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07/23/2016 - 11:26pm
You’ll have to forgive Ruston’s Scott Pumphrey for feeling on top of the world right now, but that’s because he’s been close to just that in recent weeks. The son of Norm and Anita Pumphrey, he celebrated his 25th birthday Saturday, five weeks after reaching the summit of Africa’s Mt. Kilimanjaro....
07/23/2016 - 11:27pm
In an attempt to bring the Choudrant community together, Ann and Ricky Houck, will host a Prayer Rally beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Anchor Tabernacle, located at 3836 Elm Street in Choudrant. “It was my nephew’s idea,” Ann Houck said. “He went to a prayer rally in Jonesboro and he called my...

Announcements

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...
Mr. and Mrs. Cameron to reside in Japan after honeymoon to Belize. Kelsey Pickett, of Simsboro, and Colby Cameron, of Newbury Park, California, were united in holy matrimony at 6 p.m. July 2 in Las Caletas-Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The bride is the daughter of Chip and Paige Pickett, of Simsboro....

Sports

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Ruston High School’s football team held its first Bearcat Legends Banquet/Auction Thursday night at Louisiana Tech’s Davison Athletics...

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Area children will get the chance to learn about hitting, pitching, catching and winning the game of life Saturday as College Hall of Fame...

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The Ruston Dixie Baseball Association 9-year-old All Stars fell as they opened World Series pool play in Searcy, Arkansas, Friday night...

Editorials

Unity. It’s a word that’s gotten considerable mileage lately as the United States collects itself in the wake of the brutal killings of police officers in Baton Rouge and...
The North Louisiana Exhibition Center is one of the most booked venues in our area. With an event held almost every weekend, it is no wonder the staff at the facility...