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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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08/14/2013
With one production under their belt for the season, Ruston Community Theatre is now gearing up for their next production. Directed by Nancy Wallace, the cast of “Christmas Belles” will take the...
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08/13/2013
When the Green Wave comes to town, be prepared to see red and lots of it. That’s when Louisiana Tech University will suit up to tackle more than just Tulane University. On Sept. 12 Northern...
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08/13/2013
Many people in Lincoln Parish likely recognize the name Stephen Williams. Whether it’s from the countless times he’s been in the news as the former spokesperson for the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s...
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08/13/2013
Zazell Dudley, the first African American female to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Louisiana Tech University, will return to her alma mater Thursday to serve as the...
08/13/2013
Simsboro held their monthly town hall meeting led by Mayor Willie Hendricks Aug, 5. There were several topics on the agenda, among which was the establishment of a budget for the renovation of the...
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08/12/2013
A routine traffic stop resulted in several drug charges late Sunday evening. According to the arrest affidavit, at approximately 10:51 p.m. Sunday a Ruston Police officer observed a vehicle traveling...
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08/12/2013
Area youth have enjoyed participating in sports of all kinds for as long as most can remember. But now, with the help of a few local residents, special needs children have the same opportunity. Buddy...
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08/12/2013
Three separate drugs arrests were made over the weekend in conjunction with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team’s ongoing Operation Summer Heat. At approximately 11 a.m. Friday, two...
08/12/2013
Area residents are flooded with various acronyms for government agencies, and some may even wonder what tasks those agencies perform. The Geographic Information Systems office of Lincoln Parish will...
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08/11/2013
Next time residents hear the sirens that alert them about bad weather, they can rest assured that they are listening to an award-winning system. The Louisiana Municipal Association recently awarded...