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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:40am
Traffic along a stretch of Celebrity Drive between Eagle Drive and Commerce Street in north Ruston is flowing again now that a $750,000 road revamp project is done. City officials, along with business representatives, cut a ribbon officially re-opened the roadway Wednesday. They say the upgrades will not only enhance safety but also improve transportation. “It’s taking one of the main economic thoroughfares and putting it in good shape,” Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker said about the project. Celebrity Drive helps connect the area between the I-20 north service road and state Highway 33. The...

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07/18/2016
One Ruston Junior High School science teacher recently won the 2016 National Association of Geoscience Teachers’ Louisiana Outstanding Earth Science Teacher and attended Texas A&M University’s G-...
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07/16/2016
Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser visited Louisiana Tech University Wednesday to learn more about Sci-TEC, the school’s Science and Technology Education Center and efforts by Tech’s College of...
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07/16/2016
A Ruston utility worker is barely visible near the center of the photo as he works inside the McDonald Avenue substation to restore power to about one-third of the city left dark Friday afternoon...
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07/16/2016
Haley Perot is living her dream. The Alexandria native and Louisiana Tech University graduate is Ruston’s new Main Street director and Community Coordinator. “I think this is always the kind of job I...
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07/16/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Crumbs Catering, one of Ruston’s newest caterers located at 250 Louisiana Highway 33 in Ruston. Chefs Jodie Morphew...
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07/15/2016
Approximately 1,400 Lincoln Parish utility customers were still without electricity this morning, as a result of unexpected straight-line winds that whipped across much of North Central Louisiana...
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07/15/2016
Top photo: Abigail Henkel draws on the sidewalk outside of the Lincoln Parish Library Thursday afternoon as part of the Teen Sidewalk Art event. Several teens gathered just outside of the main doors...
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07/15/2016
Sports have long been a part of Lincoln Parish history, and the staff at the Lincoln Parish Library wants to showcase it along side the “Hometown Teams” Smithsonian traveling exhibit. To do so, Nick...
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07/14/2016
The key to Louisiana’s tourism success is its people. That’s the message Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser brought to the Ruston Rotary Club Wednesday. “We’ve got great food, music, history, but the one thing...
07/14/2016
Four more people applied for the Grambling State University president position Wednesday while two of the previous five applicants dropped out.