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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 11:31am
Ruston’s Board of Adjustments has approved a new non-conforming use request that will allow a local used car dealership to also sell portable buildings, deer stands and duck blinds. But the final site plan for C&P Autos, located at 201 East Georgia Ave., must meet requirements set forth Wednesday by the board. Zoning Administrator Jim Hays also has to sign off on the finished plan. Terms of the approval limit the business to a maximum 45 display spaces for used vehicles, require six customer parking places at the rear of the exiting building and designate two areas on the east side of the...

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10/31/2013
Lucy Douglas has very specific vision for health care. It’s personalized, original and joins traditional family practice with nutrition and spa services. Douglas, a nurse practitioner, is founder...
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10/31/2013
Ruston Florist and Boutique, owned by Dennis and Debbie Allen, has been in their new location for a year now. Ruston Florist and Boutique is ruston’s newest Department store. “It was a time for a...
10/31/2013
The Annual Downtown Howl’oween event, which was originally set to kick off at 4 p.m. today, has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Kristi Lumpkin, economic development administrator, said while...
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10/30/2013
While children are out trick-or-treating around the neighborhoods this Halloween, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team will be having a moment of silence for those who have lost their lives due to...
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10/30/2013
A 9 p.m. Tuesday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office along with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested nine Louisiana Tech University students on charges of possession of marijuana...
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10/30/2013
This fall’s firefighter school for the Lincoln Parish Fire Department produced eight new volunteer firefighters who are now equipped with the training necessary to protect Lincoln Parish. Danny Cross...
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10/30/2013
At 11 a.m. Tuesday a natural gas line ruptured at the Ruston Fire Department Headquarters on Georgia Avenue. Eric Brazzel, public education officer for RFD, said traffic was redirected and Georgia...
10/30/2013
Lincoln Parish could be in for some heavy rainfall tonight and Thursday in advance of a cold front that’s beginning to make its way across the country. Kip Franklin, director of Lincoln Parish...
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10/29/2013
Louisiana Tech University announced a giant leap for its athletics department Monday as school officials unveiled plans for the centerpiece of its “Quest for Excellence” — the construction of the new...
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10/29/2013
Ruston Fire Department hosted their annual Hot Halloween Happening on Saturday, with more than 600 residents coming to join the fun. Eric Brazzel, public education officer with RFD, said the event...