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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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08/22/2013
Each year the Dixie Center for the Arts brings numerous bands to the stage for local residents to enjoy and this year is no different. Dixie President John Emory said this season will feature new...
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08/22/2013
A man was arrested on a drugs charge after a routine traffic stop on Wednesday morning. According to the arrest affidavit, a Louisiana State Police Troop-F Trooper was patrolling on U.S. Highway 80...
08/22/2013
The Dubach Town Council met in regular session Monday night to discuss new business and hear from residents. In new business, Dubach Police Chief Russell Croxton asked the council for permission to...
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08/21/2013
Local law enforcement has made five more arrests in conjunction with Operation Summer Heat. At approximately 7:51 p.m. Tuesday Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement...
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08/21/2013
Piney Hills Harmony director Sheila Nugent, of Ruston (center), joins the Sweet Adelines in song during 2012’s “Rock Around the Clock.” An updated and expanded version of the show that brings three...
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08/21/2013
The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System today named Daniel Reneau president emeritus of Louisiana Tech University. Reneau retired from Louisiana Tech in June after serving 46...
08/21/2013
For anyone eyeing the 5th District congressional seat, decision time is here. Since press time Tuesday, two additional candidates have thrown their name in the hat. Henry Herford, a Libertarian, of...
08/21/2013
Last weekend, the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to two fires. The first was a structure fire that occurred Saturday at 145 Chesboro St. The owner was asleep when the fire started in the...
08/21/2013
At the LifeShare donation center in the Graham Shopping Center, there have been low amounts of blood donations this summer, one of the times of the year when blood is most needed. To attract more...
08/21/2013
Claiborne Electric General Manager and CEO Mark Brown wants to warn Co-op members and area residents about a utility scam currently taking place in the area. Late last week, a member services...