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The Ruston Daily Leader won 28 awards in the Louisiana Press Association’s Better Newspaper Editorial Competition and Better Newspaper Advertising Competition for 2015. The honors include first-place awards in several news, sports, layout and advertising categories. “The staff of the Ruston Daily Leader strives daily to produce a quality hometown newspaper for the good people of Ruston and Lincoln Parish. These awards are well deserved and a good indication of our continued service to this community,” Daily Leader Publisher Rick Hohlt said. The Daily Leader competed against similar sized...

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09/10/2013
The city of Ruston has a new $55.1 million budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. Aldermen approved the spending plan Monday night on a 4-1 vote, with only Alderman Elmore Mayfield objecting...
09/10/2013
FARMERVILLE (AP) — Spearsville Police Chief Steve E. Bodine, accused of aggravated rape of a child under the age of 13, has been indicted by a Union Parish grand jury. The 64-year-old Bodine was...
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09/10/2013
Sometimes small city living is all one needs. Four years ago, Britt Choate brought Counter Culture back to Ruston. Knowing that, in 1977, the original Counter Culture first opened on Arizona Avenue...
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09/10/2013
Grambling State University has been selected the school of the month for September by the Tom Joyner Foundation, and sophomore Pierre L. Moore was named the first of four Hercules Scholars. “It’s...
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09/10/2013
The first winner of the 52-Gun Raffle, which is benefiting the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department, is Tim Coats. Surrounded by some of the Choudrant Volunteer Firefighters, Coats is holding the Rock...
09/09/2013
The lack of funding for Grambling State University has led to higher tuition, fewer resources and several employee layoffs. In five years, state funding for GSU has dropped from $31 million to $14...
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09/09/2013
Local 6-15-year-olds have the chance to join the ranks of famous NFL quarterbacks such as Dan Marino and Brett Favre this Saturday. Both football greats — as well as a number of other individuals...
09/09/2013
Each year the Northern Louisiana Medical Center’s Senior Circle puts on a special event to celebrate another great year. This year will be a HeeHaw Hootenanny for those that attend. The event is set...
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09/09/2013
After dancing throughout the continental United States, two local ladies decided it was time to make Ruston their official home. Little did they know once their families were started their passion...
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09/08/2013
Aug. 20 marked the opening day for the playground at North Village Plaza on U.S. Highway 33. Since the playground’s opening, there are always children playing on the equipment, especially after...