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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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09/13/2013
At approximately 3 p.m. Thursday, a chemical explosion took place at Pine Ridge Apartments in Simsboro. The explosion took place in the bathroom of Rachael Aulds’ apartment. “I was in the apartment...
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09/13/2013
Operation Summer Heat yielded three more arrests on Thursday. At 6:15 a.m. Thursday, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office along with the Ruston Police SWAT team served a search warrant of the...
09/13/2013
Declaring Lincoln Parish’s participation in the nation’s annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” drunk driving crackdown a major success, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office reported four drunk...
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09/13/2013
Lincoln Parish is keeping up with its reputation as a pilot parish and getting a first-hand look at the future of preschool education in the state of Louisiana. As with many other programs, the...
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09/12/2013
At approximately 1:30 p.m. Wednesday a charcoal grey Ford F-150 was traveling north on Everett Street when he reportedly ran the red light intersection of Everett Street and Alabama Avenue. According...
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09/12/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office apprehended one male for carnal knowledge of a juvenile at 11:54 p.m. on Wednesday. Carlos Dewayne Thomas II, 19, of 10805 U.S. Highway 151, Dubach, was arrested...
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09/12/2013
Popcorn, celebrities and the red carpet are thoughts far from a person’s mind when thinking of Ruston. However, coming up Saturday there will be a premiere showing of “Liar,” a new suspense thriller...
09/12/2013
Whether it is through Louisiana Tech University or Grambling State University, Ruston is fortunate to have such an arts presence within the community. This time it will be Tech playing host to a...
09/12/2013
While the state might be red as a whole, according to the Louisiana Voter Registration database there are more registered Democrats in Lincoln Parish than there are Republicans. Now, there is a...
09/12/2013
From the Principal, Ms. Patrice Hilton We have had a great start to our school year at Hillcrest Elementary! School begins at 7:30 a.m. this year. Please be on time to start the day. Our Cookie...