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At 8 a.m. Saturday, Mayor Ronny Walker will ring the opening bell and begin the ninth season of the Ruston Farmers Market. Things will be a little different this season though, as the market will be located in a covered, open-air building at 220 E. Mississippi Avenue. “The building, a former city of Ruston warehouse, has been freshened and opened up and includes an outdoor sitting area with a stage and ADA-compliant restrooms,” Jean McWeeney, president of North Louisiana Farm Fresh, said. Louisiana Tech University’s Mural Art class designed and painted a mural on the new building, McWeeney...

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04/28/2016
At 7 p.m. on Friday, members of the Choudrant High School Drama Club will gather backstage in the auditorium to prepare to put on two different plays for the public. Jane Wallace, drama club sponsor...
04/28/2016
The Louisiana Tech University’s Science and Technology Education Center in the College of Education will lead an online Cyber Education program for K-12 educators. In a partnership with the Cyber...
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04/28/2016
Winners for the eighth annual Adopt-A-School End-of-Year Celebration and Luncheon were announced Tuesday. Photo left: From left are Brenda Brister, Choudrant Elementary School, fourth place; Patrice...
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04/28/2016
Third grade news Cypress Springs’ third graders have been busy. Students are reading the book “Because of Winn Dixie.” All students agree this is the best book they have read this year. They cannot...
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04/27/2016
A Ruston man was charged in the distribution of pornography involving juveniles after law enforcement agencies located him through his IP address. According to the arrest affidavit, Adam Reading...
04/27/2016
Lincoln Parish has been added to the federal disaster declaration for Louisiana that allows entities to recoup money for repairs to roads, bridges and other infrastructure damaged by the early March...
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04/27/2016
Lincoln Parish residents who think they may qualify for FEMA disaster assistance as a result of the heavy rains and flooding in March have about two weeks left to register. FEMA officials said...
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04/27/2016
John Frazier, operator and manager of the Mt. Olive Waterworks System in Grambling, has come up with a new way to inspect the 130-foot overhead water tower storage tank. By using a drone Frazier can...
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04/27/2016
The case against alleged rapist and kidnapper Cameron Mays began Tuesday. Mays is currently facing charges in regard to the June 2012 incident in which he was charged with aggravated rape, aggravated...
04/27/2016
The winners of the first annual Agents for Change Awards were announced at the eighth annual Adopt-A-School End of Year Celebration and Luncheon. Agents for Change is a program where 13 Lincoln...