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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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09/01/2013
New Living Word School principal the Rev. Jerry Baldwin said Friday the private school is “moving on,” despite a continuing disagreement with the state over the voucher system. “We’re doing nothing...
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09/01/2013
The Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to two separate fires on Thursday. The first occurred at 217 Gahagan Road in a mobile home park. According to officials the mobile home was a total loss....
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09/01/2013
Just in time for hunting season, local outdoors lovers have a chance to build their gun collection with very little expense on their part. The Choudrant Fire Department still has approximately 300...
09/01/2013
For Richie McKinney and his staff at McKinney Outdoor Superstore, getting ready for next weekend’s Louisiana Second Amendment sales tax holiday is almost like getting ready for Christmas season. They...
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08/30/2013
After serving 10 years in the U.S. Coast Guard traveling, Ruston native Courtney Thibault decided it was time to come home to see family and give back to the community. “I practiced yoga the entire...
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08/30/2013
Grambling State University is in a nationwide competition to win $50,000. Allstate’s “Quotes for Education” contest includes historically black colleges and universities from across the nation, and...
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08/30/2013
It’s that time of year again, time to get the outhouses together and race! For the past four years, the Village of Choudrant has been home to the Outhouse Races. These oddly named races were the...
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08/29/2013
Ten community leaders have joined forces to kick off a new initiative for Domestic Abuse Resistance Team. The founding members of "Men Standing Strong" — men who make a public stand against...
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08/29/2013
For high school students in Lincoln Parish, the school day typically involves seven different classes with seven different teachers and seven different sets of expectations. This year, however,...
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08/29/2013
Grambling State University is making history yet again. Wednesday marked the induction and promotion of several officers employed by the GSU Police Department. In May 2013, GSU hired Willy Bell, a...