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At 8 a.m. Saturday, Mayor Ronny Walker will ring the opening bell and begin the ninth season of the Ruston Farmers Market. Things will be a little different this season though, as the market will be located in a covered, open-air building at 220 E. Mississippi Avenue. “The building, a former city of Ruston warehouse, has been freshened and opened up and includes an outdoor sitting area with a stage and ADA-compliant restrooms,” Jean McWeeney, president of North Louisiana Farm Fresh, said. Louisiana Tech University’s Mural Art class designed and painted a mural on the new building, McWeeney...

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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...
09/03/2013
MONROE – LifeShare Blood Centers reports the local O negative blood supply is critically low and requests that all eligible type O negative donors give blood as soon as possible.