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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 11:31am
Ruston’s Board of Adjustments has approved a new non-conforming use request that will allow a local used car dealership to also sell portable buildings, deer stands and duck blinds. But the final site plan for C&P Autos, located at 201 East Georgia Ave., must meet requirements set forth Wednesday by the board. Zoning Administrator Jim Hays also has to sign off on the finished plan. Terms of the approval limit the business to a maximum 45 display spaces for used vehicles, require six customer parking places at the rear of the exiting building and designate two areas on the east side of the...

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08/25/2016
Rebecca Deich and students at the Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home are looking for area residents to join their flood bucket brigade. LMCH youngsters are decorating 5-gallon buckets and placing...
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08/24/2016
Choudrant Elementary School was among the first stops throughout the parish as Lincoln ACHIEVE recognized the first round of winners in the Lincoln Parish School Board 2017 Pacesetter Campaign to...
08/24/2016
The Ruston Parkinson Support Group will host a special meeting to gain community interest on a program called Rock Steady Boxing. Rock Steady Boxing is a non-contact, boxing-inspired fitness routine...
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08/24/2016
The National Science Foundation has awarded a team led by Dr. Leonidas Iasemidis, the Rhodes Eminent Scholar Chair and professor of biomedical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, a $6 million...
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08/23/2016
Top row, from left, Tarah Cox, a Grambling State University senior criminal justice major, Keiontay Jones, a senior kinesiology major, Ebony Rushing, a senior psychology major, and, bottom row, from...
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08/23/2016
A Rayville man was booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention Center on charges as a fugitive fleeing another jurisdiction following the fatal shooting of a woman Monday in West Monroe. Local...
08/23/2016
Individual property tax assessments have increased an average of 14 percent over the last four years, according to the recently completed reassessments done by the parish assessor’s office....
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08/23/2016
The Grambling State University Television Center is seeking television center equipment donations after loosing upwards of $300,000 worth of damage from two floods and a fire. The equipment was lost...
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08/22/2016
More than 90 Lincoln Parish students received free school supplies at the Ruston Parks and Recreation second annual Back-to-School All-Star Game Saturday at the Bobby James Gym. RPAR partnered with...
08/22/2016
Ruston police continue their search today for three men suspected in an armed robbery of the Dollar General Store on Dan Reneau Drive. The robbery happened around 9 p.m. Sunday. Authorities say three...