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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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08/23/2013
Students at Ruston Elementary School are back in class today after a blown electrical transformer forced them to spend most of Thursday afternoon sitting on the playground. Ruston firefighters...
08/23/2013
Locals interested in adopting a pet or getting their own pet spayed or neutered will have an opportunity to do both this weekend in conjunction with Waggin’ Tails Ranch. Waggin’ Tails Ranch will be...
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08/23/2013
On Thursday, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested a prison guard employed at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. The arrest was a result of a joint...
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08/23/2013
Last week at the Ruston Civic Center, the Louisiana Rural Water Association Executive Director Pat Cadeur presented Rep. Jim Fannin with an appreciation award for his efforts in supporting Louisiana...
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08/22/2013
Today, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested a prison guard employed at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. The arrest was a result of a joint investigation...
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08/22/2013
Ruston’s proposed $55.1 million budget for the coming fiscal year is on its way to the Board of Aldermen for approval. The 2014 spending plan won the endorsement of the board’s personnel-finance...
08/22/2013
Home schooling doesn’t mean being locked away with one’s children until they turn 18 years old. In fact, the local Christian Home Educators Fellowship offers plentiful opportunities throughout the...
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08/22/2013
Each year the Dixie Center for the Arts brings numerous bands to the stage for local residents to enjoy and this year is no different. Dixie President John Emory said this season will feature new...
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08/22/2013
A man was arrested on a drugs charge after a routine traffic stop on Wednesday morning. According to the arrest affidavit, a Louisiana State Police Troop-F Trooper was patrolling on U.S. Highway 80...
08/22/2013
The Dubach Town Council met in regular session Monday night to discuss new business and hear from residents. In new business, Dubach Police Chief Russell Croxton asked the council for permission to...