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Since its beginning in 2014, The Peach Stop Passport Game has been helping direct potential customers to the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce members in the time leading up to the Louisiana Peach Festival. “Now, heading into its third year, it’s enjoyed by the business owners and players alike,” according to the Chamber website. “The foremost goal of this event is to encourage Lincoln Parish residents and non-residents alike, to show support to small businesses in this community.” The 2016 Peach Stop game will run from June 20 to June 25, and participants will have a week to visit as many...

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08/20/2013
A Dubach man was arrested early this morning after an altercation landed another man in the hospital. According to the arrest affidavit, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at...
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08/20/2013
With the Ruston Parks and Recreation fall softball league nearing it’s start, the last day to sign up a new team will be Wednesday. The fee is $280. There are three leagues: Men’s E Class, Coed and...
08/19/2013
A combination of skyrocketing retirement costs and flat sales tax collections has caused the City of Ruston to tighten its financial belt for the coming fiscal year, but officials say the city is in...
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08/19/2013
Grambling State University’s Dunbar Hall will play host to Chicano-artist Richard Lou through Sept. 19, and will conclude with a lecture on that day. Lou is a professor and chair of the Department of...
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08/19/2013
Construction is underway on Ruston’s first Zaxby’s restaurant, a Southeast favorite for chicken fingers and wings. Licensees Ray Anding and Randall McDonald plan to open the new quick-casual...
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08/19/2013
08/19/2013
RUSTON (AP) — Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science has received an anonymous pledge of $500,000 in support of the Campaign for a New Integrated Engineering and Science Building,...
08/17/2013
Improvements to a sanitary sewer lift station that serves a large portion of southeast Ruston will begin within the next 30 to 60 days. The city’s Board of Aldermen on Monday accepted San-Tech of...
08/17/2013
Drunk driving continues to exact an epidemic toll on this nation and our region. Every year nearly one-third of all motor vehicle traffic deaths involve drunk drivers or motorcycle operators. In 2011...
08/17/2013
Currently, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury anticipates a $175,000 deficit in the solid waste fund due to the expense of taking care of the 77 dumpsters placed around the parish. Solid Waste Committee...