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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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06/22/2013
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held June 13 for Beyond Nice, located at 1102 S. Vienna St. The event was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
06/22/2013
BAPTIST Calvary Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Choir rehearsal begins at 4 p.m. today. Men’s Prayer Breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m....
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06/21/2013
Young ladies entered into the 63rd Dixie Gem Peach Pageant are gearing up to take the stage with the hope of bringing home the crown. Joe Price, pageant director, said the theme for this year’s...
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06/21/2013
A Farmerville man was arrested at 6:57 p.m. June 19 following an incident involving his estranged wife. According to reports, a deputy with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched in...
06/21/2013
It will be “Family Pirate Day!” at 2 p.m. June 28 at the Lincoln Parish Library. Entertainment will be provided for children and adults by the LPL Summer Reading Program tween participants as they...
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06/21/2013
After more than 30 years on the Grambling State University faculty, College of Professional Studies Interim Dean Rama Tunuguntla is retiring, effective June 30. “We affectionately call him Dean T...
06/21/2013
At 2:55 p.m. June 18, the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to an industrial fire at Weyerhaeuser located at 130 Girl Scout Road, close to Arcadia. A command vehicle was the first to arrive...
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06/20/2013
A sold-out crowd gathered in the main dinning room of Squire Creek Country Club, as hundreds flocked to see one of Louisiana’s most controversial and charismatic figures. Former Governor Edwin...
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06/20/2013
A Jonesboro man is behind bars on one charge of armed robbery following an incident that occurred on May 26. According to reports, a male with his face partially covered robbed the staff of the...
06/20/2013
The Arbor & The Terrace of Ruston is hosting a community screening of the award-winning documentary “Age of Champions,” followed by a Healthy Aging Resource Fair and Community Discussion about...