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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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06/13/2013
Among the bareback riders and steer wrestlers at this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival Rodeo there will be something unique to Ruston: actors, actresses and a film director. During the rodeo, the...
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06/12/2013
Ruston native Travis Woods once sat in the crowd at the Peach Jam in Downtown Ruston and listened to artists play music from the Railroad Park stage. Then he played from the same stage four years...
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06/12/2013
Drive down a backroad in Lincoln Parish and what do you see? Dogs. Jessica McCann, owner of Passion for Pups, described the same thing along Louisiana Highway 152 where she lives. “There are about...
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06/12/2013
Southwestern Energy continues to progress in Union Parish with its latest well, the “Upshaw” well, being drilled west of Spearsville. The company has recently faced controversy due to the extraction...
06/12/2013
The Veteran of Foreign Wars Louisiana Post 3615 Ruston, along with Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, will conduct a Flag Day ceremony at Forest Lawn Memorial Park at 10 a.m. Friday. Local Boy and...
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06/11/2013
Local officials are warning area residents to be aware of phone scam attempts that have been made recently in the parish. Ruston’s Libby English received one of those calls Monday afternoon by...
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06/11/2013
Two Louisiana Tech University students are ready to spread their wings and fly as they embark in the 2013 Air Classic Race, a cross-country, all-female annual airplane relay. Having already...
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06/11/2013
Antique and muscle cars, and even pick-up trucks will roll into Downtown Ruston June 22 for the annual Louisiana Peach Festival Antique Classic Car Show hosted by the Ruston Antique Car Club.
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06/10/2013
Third Judicial District D.A. Robert Levy (right foreground) talks to Dave St. Andre about birdhouses St. Andre built and was selling Saturday at Farmers Market in Ruston. Located in the city parking...
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06/10/2013
Three individuals were placed under arrest for various charges, mostly relating to narcotics, after the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 165 Bradford Road, in Choudrant in the early...