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Ruston residents want more dine-in restaurants, bowling, putt-putt golf, additional clothing stores, shoe stores and more places to buy sporting goods. Those were the top responses to a recent online survey conducted by the city. Some 1,964 people responded to the three-question survey that asked what eateries, entertainment options and shopping options residents would like to see come to Ruston. The survey was conducted only through social media and the city’s website. Officials plan to use the results as a starting point for business recruitment, city Economic Development Administrator...

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07/16/2013
Nearly 400 incoming students attended last week’s freshman orientation at Louisiana Tech, where students learned about various organizations on campus, living in dorms and signed up for fall classes...
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07/15/2013
The sixth annual Eddie G. Robinson Football Camp was held Saturday at Greenwood Park in Ruston. The one-day event was led by Ronnie Lyons and Eddie Robinson Jr. and taught the fundamentals of...
07/15/2013
Bad weather on July 11 resulted in three separate incidents for the Lincoln Parish Fire Department, which also responded to a fourth call unrelated to the storm on that same night. During the storm,...
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07/15/2013
The 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival pumped approximately $2.7 million into the Lincoln Parish economy. Figures released by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, the organization that produces the...
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07/14/2013
It’s a new era for Louisiana Tech University, and a new era for Louisiana Tech’s Happening, too. The Happening XXXII, presented by Argent Financial, will take place at 6 p.m., Aug. 13 at the Monroe...
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07/14/2013
Downtown Ruston’s skyline has turned clearer following the recent removal of overhead power lines, which were moved underground during construction in the area. The changes are the result of a plan...
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07/14/2013
With all the honors and accolades he’s received, Ruston Daily Leader executive sports editor O.K. Buddy Davis could have easily hit the big-time press circuit years and years ago. But big city lights...
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07/14/2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has named Travis Napper, president and CEO of Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau, as one of 30 future leaders of...
07/13/2013
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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07/12/2013
The Ruston Farmers Market will hold its annual Taste of Summer Festival from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday. Held rain or shine each Saturday, the market is located in the public parking lot on the...