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The long-awaited Tarbutton Road project should be a step closer to going out for bids today. Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday approved what officials hope is the final supplemental agreement with the state Department of Transportation and Development involving the project. Mayor Ronny Walker signed an agreement Monday evening and sent it overnight to DOTD administrators in Baton Rouge. “This agreement designates what part of the roadway around the junior high school is the state’s, is the city’s and is the parish’s,” Walker said. Tarbutton Road runs in front of Ruston Junior High School...

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11/04/2013
At approximately 1 p.m. Sunday, a car crashed into a utility pole along the Interstate 20 westbound service road. It reportedly knocked out power for businesses in the area for several hours. As of...
11/04/2013
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen gets the opportunity tonight to revisit a request from Alderman Elmore Mayfield that the city allocate an additional $10,000 for the Lincoln Total Community Action Head...
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11/04/2013
At 6:03 a.m. Friday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested one man on seven counts of distribution of marijuana. Samee Munir Hassan, 21, of...
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11/04/2013
Ruston’s Christmas and Louisiana Peach Festival parades have a new organizer. The Rotary Club of Ruston will coordinate both events as a result of the demise of the Ruston Jaycees, long-time manager...
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11/04/2013
For the past 17 years, Manuel Chinchilla has served the Ruston community through his convenience store, Pow Wow. “It has always been the plan to get into the restaurant business,” he said. “That is...
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11/03/2013
Getting rid of some portable buildings is one of the top priorities on Ruston Junior High School Principal Tim Nutt’s to-do list if voters approve a millage tax extension on Nov. 16. Since the last...
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11/03/2013
Grambling State University’s Robinson Stadium was officially renamed Eddie G. Robinson Stadium Saturday as part of GSU’s Homecoming festivities. GSU picked up its first win of the season as the G-Men...
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11/03/2013
On Thursday, while families were making their way through the neighborhoods trick or tricking, members of the community came together in remembrance of the 31 people who lost their lives due to...
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11/03/2013
At 7 p.m. Friday, Ruston residents enjoyed a night of soulful music performed by Larry Pannell and the Grambling State University Faculty Jazz Ensemble as the Boys and Girls Club of North Louisiana...
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11/03/2013