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At 8 a.m. Saturday, Mayor Ronny Walker will ring the opening bell and begin the ninth season of the Ruston Farmers Market. Things will be a little different this season though, as the market will be located in a covered, open-air building at 220 E. Mississippi Avenue. “The building, a former city of Ruston warehouse, has been freshened and opened up and includes an outdoor sitting area with a stage and ADA-compliant restrooms,” Jean McWeeney, president of North Louisiana Farm Fresh, said. Louisiana Tech University’s Mural Art class designed and painted a mural on the new building, McWeeney...

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06/04/2013
Twenty-seven teens from across the state competed for the title of Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding Teen this past weekend at the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s Brown Auditorium. More than $12,000...
06/04/2013
Area women have a chance to become summer singers and participate in Piney Hills Harmony’s annual show Aug. 24. The Sweet Adelines chorus, which is based in Ruston but draws members from across North...
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06/03/2013
Bricks 4 Kidz, a franchise of which recently opened up in Ruston, allows children to learn science, math, engineering and technology all by building models with Lego bricks and motors. Sarah Wages,...
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06/03/2013
For some people, the Louisiana Peach Festival is all about the fruit, the parade or the music. For others, it’s all about the shopping experience that is wholly unique to the annual Ruston festival...
06/03/2013
Louisiana Tech University has been ranked No. 21 in the nation for providing its graduates with the best returns on their investments (ROI) in their college educations, according to a new report...
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06/03/2013
Dr. Jenna P. Carpenter, associate dean for the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University, has been elected to a term as First Vice President of the Mathematical Association of...
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06/01/2013
At approximately 5:36 p.m. Friday, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single-vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 20 about 12 miles west of Ruston. The preliminary...
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06/01/2013
The wait for some of the area’s sweetest treats is about over as local growers have started harvesting this year’s peach crop. And with the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival less than a month away, that’...
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06/01/2013
Ladies from across the parish will vie for one of the titles of the annual City of Grambling Juneteenth Heritage Festival from 7-9 p.m. Friday in the T.H. Harris Auditorium on the campus of Grambling...
06/01/2013
Members from Louisiana’s six chapters of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International are meeting in Ruston this weekend for the state’s 34th annual convention of the women’s leadership, service and...