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Ruston residents want more dine-in restaurants, bowling, putt-putt golf, additional clothing stores, shoe stores and more places to buy sporting goods. Those were the top responses to a recent online survey conducted by the city. Some 1,964 people responded to the three-question survey that asked what eateries, entertainment options and shopping options residents would like to see come to Ruston. The survey was conducted only through social media and the city’s website. Officials plan to use the results as a starting point for business recruitment, city Economic Development Administrator...

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05/21/2016
From left, Ruston Elementary School third graders Malachi Batiste, 9, Teion Jackson, 9, Branasia Harris, 9, and Kenija Pastor, 9, begin to clean up their classroom for the end of the school year...
05/21/2016
The Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission wants area lawmakers to oppose any move to consolidate all local sales tax collection on the state level. The commission sent a resolution to...
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05/21/2016
Editor’s note: This is the third in a series on the ongoing construction of Lincoln Parish schools. Construction on the 11,000 square foot building at I.A. Lewis includes nine full-sized classrooms,...
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05/21/2016
Zoie Holstead cinched the strap of her bicycle helmet a little tighter under her chin, glanced at the wide, pink directional arrows chalked on the concrete and took off. Between the orange cones, in...
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05/21/2016
For the seventh year, Lincoln ACHIEVE and The Rawle Enterprise Center at Louisiana Tech University collaborated to present its Art Without Walls exhibit. An outgrowth of the AC/DC Art Project, the...
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05/21/2016
Emmanuel Baptist Preschool graduating PreK 4 Class are, from left to right, Mary Jane Migues, Sydney Hearne, Fisher Owens, Charleigh Whitecotton, Stark Davis, Ainsley Simpson, Foster Fogo and Zeke...
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05/21/2016
New Tech @ Ruston sophomore Gabriel Allen is shown kicking off the 2016 IGNITE Talks at Ruston High School with his presentation “Gamification in Education.”  The IGNITE series has become a highly...
05/21/2016
Principal’s List (All A’s) First grade — Brianna Doss Second grade — Amberly Humble Fifth grade — Katherine Nordan and Janiyah Rushing Seventh grade — Mason McCray A Honor Roll First grade — Bella...
05/21/2016
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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05/20/2016
Third Judicial Division B Judge Tommy Rogers handed down two life sentences, plus 20 years to Cameron Kinte Mays on Thursday. Mays was convicted in April of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated rape and...