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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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09/03/2013
Grambling State University Police Department made an arrest Friday after a suspicious package was found in the mail room. Officers arrested Terrell Lee Briggs, 26, of 1703 Aralia Drive, Pomona, Calif...
09/03/2013
A man was arrested on Monday after being found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle. At approximately 9:31 p.m. Monday, Alberto Ybanez II, 40, of 957 Jimbo Freeman Road, was reportedly found...
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09/03/2013
Just because someone decides to retire, doesn’t mean they’re finished working. That’s certainly the case with new Head Start Director Pamela Harris, who spent more than 20 years working in the...
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09/01/2013
New Living Word School principal the Rev. Jerry Baldwin said Friday the private school is “moving on,” despite a continuing disagreement with the state over the voucher system. “We’re doing nothing...
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09/01/2013
The Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to two separate fires on Thursday. The first occurred at 217 Gahagan Road in a mobile home park. According to officials the mobile home was a total loss....
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09/01/2013
Just in time for hunting season, local outdoors lovers have a chance to build their gun collection with very little expense on their part. The Choudrant Fire Department still has approximately 300...
09/01/2013
For Richie McKinney and his staff at McKinney Outdoor Superstore, getting ready for next weekend’s Louisiana Second Amendment sales tax holiday is almost like getting ready for Christmas season. They...
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08/30/2013
After serving 10 years in the U.S. Coast Guard traveling, Ruston native Courtney Thibault decided it was time to come home to see family and give back to the community. “I practiced yoga the entire...
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08/30/2013
Grambling State University is in a nationwide competition to win $50,000. Allstate’s “Quotes for Education” contest includes historically black colleges and universities from across the nation, and...
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08/30/2013
It’s that time of year again, time to get the outhouses together and race! For the past four years, the Village of Choudrant has been home to the Outhouse Races. These oddly named races were the...