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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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09/14/2013
Much to the delight of downtown businesses, both lanes of traffic on Trenton Street were reopened at 4:30 p.m. Friday. City of Ruston Economic Development Administrator Kristi M. Lumpkin said from...
09/14/2013
Visitors to Dubach School will notice a distinct difference in the population of its students this year. On average, they’re significantly smaller than they were during the 2012-13 school year, when...
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09/14/2013
The village of Simsboro contemplated the permitting of hard liquor sales at Thursday night’s monthly meeting. The owner of Tony’s Mart Sid went before the council and requested to sell hard liquor....
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09/14/2013
A first for Ruston and other area residents to enjoy was the Peace Love Art Yoga Festival held on Saturday. The event featured 25 vendors, as well as a variety of classes ranging from massages and...
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09/14/2013
Local residents came out Thursday to the Ruston Civic Center donned in their western wear to celebrate the sixth anniversary of North Louisiana Medical Center’s Senior Circle. Attendees enjoyed guest...
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09/14/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of a new wing at Louisiana Center for the Blind on September 6, 2013 at 101 South Trenton Street. Snacks...
09/14/2013
Cinnabon, Inc., the snack leader in the bakery-cafe segment, plans to rapidly beef up its presence in the Bayou State by opening four mall-based franchise bakeries in the coming months. Cinnabon(R)...
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09/14/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Arcadia, La., Chamber of Commerce, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of HML Enterprises on Sept. 9 at 965 Highway...
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09/14/2013
Levy elected to national board The Louisiana District Attorneys Association has announced that District Attorney Robert W. Levy has been elected to represent Louisiana District Attorneys on the Board...
09/14/2013
Smithfield and Brookshire’s are partnering to help feed local Monroe area families by donating 40,000 pounds of protein to the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana. The joint effort is part of Smithfield...