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The Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau recently announced the completion of their Visitor Information Kiosk located in Downtown Ruston at the corner of West Park Avenue and Trenton Street. The kiosk offers information on local shopping, dining and attractions, as well as provides visitor guides and area maps, said Amanda Quimby, CVB Marketing Director. While not staffed, the kiosk will be open 24 hours a day and have information available when the Ruston’s visitor center and other area businesses may be closed. “Ruston’s downtown district is a vital part of tourism for the parish...

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09/24/2016
Top Left: Grant Jennings, of Grant’s Wood Crafts, shows off one of his tiny carvings to a group of young men. Below, Jayda Armstrong, 7, holds a rabbit as Hunter Weems, of Heaven’s Mini Blessings,...
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09/24/2016
The Louisiana Nursing Home Association Board of Directors announced the selection of Mark Berger to succeed its long-serving executive director Joe Donchess. Donchess will continue as executive...
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09/24/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grand opening of the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Ruston on Sept. 13. The 84-room hotel features a choice of...
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09/24/2016
Kindergarten The students are so excited about the new Kindergarteners at Choudrant Elementary School. The students have been very busy learning school rules, meeting new friends, counting, reading...
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09/23/2016
A crowd of more than 100 people gathered for A Sinatra Tribute by The Rod Allen Payne Trio Thursday evening at the Dixie Center for the Arts. The North Central Louisiana Arts Council and the Dixie...
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09/23/2016
Ruston’s Jan Houck is not only an optician — she’s also fine-tuning her songwriting skills. Houck and lifelong friend Sam Thomas, a Ruston native who now lives in Nashville, have penned a song called...
09/23/2016
Graduates with a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech University earn higher average mid-career salaries than graduates from any other public or private university in the state, according to...
09/22/2016
The Lincoln Parish Library Control Board heard from a local author about the donation of her book, “31 Promise Day Prayer and Encouragement Journal for Parents and Caregivers of Autistic Children”...
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09/22/2016
Site selectors for some of the nation’s most prestigious companies say their stop in Ruston on Wednesday gave them the chance to see first-hand how the community has parlayed its strengths into...
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09/22/2016
Participation numbers of students are growing rapidly as Paradigm Gym continues to add classes and expand its facility in their second year of operation.