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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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07/04/2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Fourth of July won’t have a patriotic boom in the sky over some military bases because budget cuts and furloughed workers also mean furloughed fireworks. Independence Day...
07/04/2013
Even adding another test — United States history — to the mix, Lincoln Parish high schoolers have shown a 4 percent increase from 2012 in the number of proficient scores on their End-of-Course exams...
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07/04/2013
Marley Ratcliff was the recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award given annually to a Ruston High School graduating senior. The award is given to a senior who has exhibited personality...
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07/04/2013
Lucious Fuller remembers when young people in Ruston spent their times on the field as opposed to running the streets and staying inside and playing video games all day. Now he’s trying to bring that...
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07/03/2013
Longtime Grambling State University athletics employee Aaron James is once again interim athletics director at the school following Tuesday’s resignation of former AD Percy “Chico” Caldwell. James...
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07/03/2013
Being on stage may not be for everyone, but for the 63rd Miss Dixie Gem Peach that is where she belongs. “I missed being on stage,” Angela Cassels said. “I grew up playing piano, dancing and singing...
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07/03/2013
Residents shouldn’t be surprised if they hear loud bangs and pops over the next couple of evenings. Fourth of July celebrations are in full swing, and for many people that means lots of fireworks.
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07/03/2013
Cedar Creek School students who qualified for state recognition in the Duke University Talent Identification Program's seventh Grade Talent Search include Mason Jinks, Jed Mariano, Sarah Martel,...
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07/03/2013
The 2013-2014 Ruston High Bearcat Belles recently attended the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Camp at SMU in Dallas.
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07/03/2013
Jenna Price Carpenter, associate dean for undergraduate studies and the Wayne and Juanita Spinks Professor of Mathematics and Statistics in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and...