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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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President Barack Obama issued a proclamation declaring today National POW/MIA Recognition Day. In recognition of this day members of the Louisiana Tech Air Force ROTC will stand in front of the...
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Louisiana Tech University hosted a cyber security workshop at University Hall on Thursday. Speakers included Kelley Dempsey, information security specialist for the National Institute of Standards...
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Mortgage Contracting Services is celebrating the first anniversary of its 10,300-square-foot facility in Ruston. The operations center has already added 70 new jobs to the area — well ahead of its...
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The residents of Dubach will be strutting across the stage for the Louisiana Chicken Festival on Sept. 27-28 during the annual talent show. “In the past, we have had a lot of entries,” Gina Stokes,...
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One of Louisiana’s most famous artists died in 1988 at the age of 101, but her legacy lives on through her paintings. Doug Gitter, an artist from Metairie, has spent the past four years working on...
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Being the largest elementary school in the Ruston district hasn’t stopped Glen View Elementary from staying on top of the game. In fact, the school was recently named as a Model Practice School Site...
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Ruston based StormWall Industries, a manufacturer of panel systems for both residential and commercial construction has been named a Top 10 Finalist in the first annual Cradle 2 Cradle Product...
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Louisiana Tech University has seen a significant increase in both the quantity and quality of its 2013 freshman class. According to the university’s fall 2013 enrollment report released Wednesday,...
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Port au Prince would not exist without the concept of family. Knowing this, Daniel Prince took over the family business in April 2012. “(Port au Prince) has been run by my family since the beginning...
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The Arbor & The Terrace of Ruston is a local Assisted Living and Memory Care community that focuses on providing a loving and homey atmosphere for their residents. Along with the wonderful...