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At 8 a.m. Saturday, Mayor Ronny Walker will ring the opening bell and begin the ninth season of the Ruston Farmers Market. Things will be a little different this season though, as the market will be located in a covered, open-air building at 220 E. Mississippi Avenue. “The building, a former city of Ruston warehouse, has been freshened and opened up and includes an outdoor sitting area with a stage and ADA-compliant restrooms,” Jean McWeeney, president of North Louisiana Farm Fresh, said. Louisiana Tech University’s Mural Art class designed and painted a mural on the new building, McWeeney...

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07/10/2013
Ruston Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle crash at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The accident began in front of Trinity Methodist Church on the North Service Road and came to a stop on the other side...
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07/10/2013
Marksville — Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that Shreveport native, Kix Brooks will perform in the Mari Showroom on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are on sale now at Paragon...
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07/09/2013
The Ruston Police Department apprehended a suspect in an arson case, that was being investigated by the Ruston Fire Department. Personnel responded to a mobile home place at approximately 8:07 p.m....
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07/09/2013
In Monday’s edition of the Daily Leader we published that a Ruston boy had been missing since Friday. Jonathan Verret, 18, called his grandfather Monday night at approximately 8:30 p.m. Mark Colvin,...
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07/09/2013
For more than 15 years, one family has been dedicated to making a difference in the lives of unwanted pets and animals. “My mom started all of this in 1996,” Melissa Simons said. “It started when she...
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07/09/2013
“As I sat out on my deck at the beach house we were staying in I saw the parachutes of people parasailing and I wondered if that was something that I would be able to do,” Ruth Sanderson said....
07/09/2013
The main objective at the July Village of Choudrant meeting earlier this month was to approve a revised copy of the 2012-13 fiscal year budget. Council members previously approved the budgets in June...
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07/08/2013
In June, Summer Literacy Day Camp was held at Glen View Elementary School for qualifying students entering first grade in Fall 2013. The program was made possible due to a generous donation from...
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07/08/2013
A Ruston family is asking for help in locating a family member they say has been missing since Friday. Jonathan Verret, 18, of Ruston, was last seen Friday in the northeast Los Angeles area. He was...
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07/08/2013
Three Louisiana Tech University professors from the College of Engineering and Science joined dignitaries representing 157 universities from around the world last week, in Córdoba, Argentina to...