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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:48am
Ruston residents want more dine-in restaurants, bowling, putt-putt golf, additional clothing stores, shoe stores and more places to buy sporting goods. Those were the top responses to a recent online survey conducted by the city. Some 1,964 people responded to the three-question survey that asked what eateries, entertainment options and shopping options residents would like to see come to Ruston. The survey was conducted only through social media and the city’s website. Officials plan to use the results as a starting point for business recruitment, city Economic Development Administrator...

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10/04/2013
Ella Kate Whitaker is the 3-year-old daughter of Ron and Meredith Whitaker. She was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes on Jan. 22 when she was just 2 years old. She attends Emmanuel Baptist Preschool and...
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10/04/2013
Doors for Ruston’s Annual Gun, Knife and Coin Show will open at 9 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday in the Ruston Civic Center. The event will feature selling, trading and displaying of guns, knives,...
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10/03/2013
At approximately 4:45 p.m. Wednesday the Ruston Fire Department responded to a 911 call on U.S. Highway 167 at Charlotte Street for a two-car accident, where one of the vehicles rolled over. One...
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10/03/2013
Wednesday morning, kindergartners at Choudrant Elementary School were encouraged to read every day as First Lady Supriya Jindal stopped by to read to them. At 10:30 a.m. the first lady visited...
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10/03/2013
Louisiana has plenty of money but doesn’t spend it wisely, state Treasurer John Kennedy said Wednesday. Debunking often-heard political claims that the state is short on funds, Kennedy said Louisiana...
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10/03/2013
Delve into the world of good versus evil, with the Ruston Community’s production of “Angel in the Pawnshop.” The Dixie Center for the Arts will host the production, which is set to take the stage at...
10/03/2013
Early voting in this month’s special election to fill former Rep. Rodney Alexander’s 5th Congressional District seat begins Saturday, but local political watchers say the contest hasn’t stirred much...
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10/03/2013
Otis Gilley, Clarke Williams/CenturyTel Endowed Professor and Head of the Department of Economics and Finance at Louisiana Tech University, said the need for economic and financial literacy has never...
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10/03/2013
Devon Energy continued it partnership with I. A. Lewis School by kicking off the 2013-14 year with a $2,000 check to help fund projects on the school’s Adopt-A-School Wish List. This will enable IAL...
10/03/2013
When individuals are released from a hospital, often times, they are not 100 percent back to their functioning selves and require assistance from health care professionals. While most would prefer...