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Traffic along a stretch of Celebrity Drive between Eagle Drive and Commerce Street in north Ruston is flowing again now that a $750,000 road revamp project is done. City officials, along with business representatives, cut a ribbon officially re-opened the roadway Wednesday. They say the upgrades will not only enhance safety but also improve transportation. “It’s taking one of the main economic thoroughfares and putting it in good shape,” Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker said about the project. Celebrity Drive helps connect the area between the I-20 north service road and state Highway 33. The...

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09/05/2013
Orange Leaf. America’s Frozen Yogurt. Now, it’s Ruston’s frozen yogurt as well! Ruston native, Tom Hagan, Ruston High School 1986, and Louisiana Tech 1990, and wife Shannon opened up the first...
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09/05/2013
Whether staying temporarily to recover from surgery or in need of long-term care, residents at Willow Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC in Arcadia are welcomed into a warm, nurturing...
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09/04/2013
While the Ruston Farmers Market is taking a small hiatus, one local family has teamed together with other locals to keep the produce and crafts coming. Tom and Lorrie Fabre are owners of Brairhill...
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09/04/2013
Despite Louisiana Tech University’s “strong position” compared to other regional and state schools, the year ahead “will likely be the most challenging we’ve seen,” Tech President Les Guice said...
09/04/2013
The Louisiana Center for the Blind is offering residents the opportunity to give back to the community. The Center will host their first Jazz Brunch and Silent Auction to benefit three youth programs...
09/03/2013
MONROE – LifeShare Blood Centers reports the local O negative blood supply is critically low and requests that all eligible type O negative donors give blood as soon as possible.
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09/03/2013
Ruston High School has long been known for a tradition of football excellence. And a group of former RHS football players are striving to keep that tradition alive as they work to rebuild the Bearcat...
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09/03/2013
Grambling State University Police Department made an arrest Friday after a suspicious package was found in the mail room. Officers arrested Terrell Lee Briggs, 26, of 1703 Aralia Drive, Pomona, Calif...
09/03/2013
A man was arrested on Monday after being found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle. At approximately 9:31 p.m. Monday, Alberto Ybanez II, 40, of 957 Jimbo Freeman Road, was reportedly found...
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09/03/2013
Just because someone decides to retire, doesn’t mean they’re finished working. That’s certainly the case with new Head Start Director Pamela Harris, who spent more than 20 years working in the...