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The city of Ruston got some financial good news Wednesday at the close of bond sales for the Moving Ruston Forward infrastructure program. The sale that was anticipated to bring in $41 million yielded close to $45.7 instead. “I’m just tickled to death,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. “I couldn’t believe it.” The additional roughly $4.7 million came as a result of low interest rates, Toby Cortez, public finance director with Stifel, the investment-banking firm handling the sale, said. “This was a very good time to enter into the bond market,” Cortez said. “The bond sale was very successful and rates...

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11/16/2013
New Tech @ Ruston teacher Dustin Whitlock is seen presenting an overview of project development during a recent collaboration between NT@R and Louisiana Tech University. Students from EDCI 471, a...
11/16/2013
Hillcrest has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the second six-week grading period. Principal’s List
11/16/2013
Simsboro High School has released the names of those students who achieved the honor roll list for the first nine-week grading period. “A” Honor Roll Seventh grade: Andrew Cole, Samantha Eckert,...
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11/16/2013
Ruston Junior High has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Principal’s List Seventh grade — Lathe Allen, Michael Bishop,...
11/16/2013
Northern Louisiana Medical Center has been named as one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of U.S. health care organizations....
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11/16/2013
David Finley, of Monroe, has been named an Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. To achieve this honor, Finley completed a rigorous examination process consisting of 50...
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11/16/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new location of New Tech @ Ruston on Oct. 10 at 900 Bearcat Drive. New Tech @ Ruston utilizes project-based...
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11/15/2013
The holiday shopping season is here and what better way to shop local than to visit Holidays in Cedartown, which is currently happening at the Ruston Civic Center. Admission to the annual event is $5...
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11/15/2013
A month after an alleged murder in Jefferson Parish, authorities found the last of three fugitives in Grambling. At 11:37 a.m. Wednesday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office along with U.S. Marshal...
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11/15/2013
Lincoln Parish voters go to the polls Saturday to decide the fate of a $21 million public school improvement package and to help elect a new 5th District congressman. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until...