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The city of Ruston got some financial good news Wednesday at the close of bond sales for the Moving Ruston Forward infrastructure program. The sale that was anticipated to bring in $41 million yielded close to $45.7 instead. “I’m just tickled to death,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. “I couldn’t believe it.” The additional roughly $4.7 million came as a result of low interest rates, Toby Cortez, public finance director with Stifel, the investment-banking firm handling the sale, said. “This was a very good time to enter into the bond market,” Cortez said. “The bond sale was very successful and rates...

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The invigorating energy of motivational speaker Harvey Alston fired up an audience of faculty members at Grambling State University’s service learning lunch appreciation ceremony last week. He...
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09/22/2013
Ruston’s mayoral election is still more than a year away, but potential candidates are already lining up. City Alderman Jim Pearce and parish Police Juror Ronny Walker both said they’re running....
09/22/2013
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09/22/2013
Business leaders will get a first-hand look at innovative research technologies when representatives of several start-up companies tout their products and services during Louisiana Tech University’s...
09/22/2013
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09/22/2013
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09/21/2013
The I.A. Lewis School family is pleased to welcome back Shavonne Garner-Price to the Ram family. Mrs. Price previously served as coordinating teacher and is now leading us as principal after serving...
09/21/2013
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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09/20/2013
Reading is arguably one of the most important skills that students in lower elementary school are tasked with learning. It seems no surprise then that the most exciting item on Glen View Elementary...