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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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09/05/2013
Louisiana Tech's newest Bulldogs ended Wednesday night's Freshman Convocation by tossing the Tech Medallions they received into the Lady of the Mist fountain. Students will get the medallions back...
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09/05/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office made three arrests at 7:55 p.m. Wednesday at 1312 Fairfield Street. LPNET, along with LPSO, served a search warrant of the residence 2001 W. Alabama Ave. Lot 11A...
09/05/2013
The Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 has issued an emergency order banning all open-air outdoor burning effective immediately. This burn ban coincides with Lincoln Parish Police Jury...
09/05/2013
Emergency preparedness officials say they’re ready to handle evacuees that the next hurricane to hit Louisiana may send northward. Representatives of local and state agencies, law enforcement,...
09/05/2013
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) would like to remind hunters that the 2013-14 dove hunting season starts on Saturday in both the north and south zones. The LDWF is issuing...
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09/05/2013
Orange Leaf. America’s Frozen Yogurt. Now, it’s Ruston’s frozen yogurt as well! Ruston native, Tom Hagan, Ruston High School 1986, and Louisiana Tech 1990, and wife Shannon opened up the first...
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09/05/2013
Whether staying temporarily to recover from surgery or in need of long-term care, residents at Willow Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC in Arcadia are welcomed into a warm, nurturing...
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09/04/2013
While the Ruston Farmers Market is taking a small hiatus, one local family has teamed together with other locals to keep the produce and crafts coming. Tom and Lorrie Fabre are owners of Brairhill...
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09/04/2013
Despite Louisiana Tech University’s “strong position” compared to other regional and state schools, the year ahead “will likely be the most challenging we’ve seen,” Tech President Les Guice said...
09/04/2013
The Louisiana Center for the Blind is offering residents the opportunity to give back to the community. The Center will host their first Jazz Brunch and Silent Auction to benefit three youth programs...