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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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08/17/2013
BAPTIST Calvary Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Choir rehearsal begins at 4 p.m. today. Men’s Prayer Breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m....
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08/16/2013
Soldiers of the Louisiana National Guard’s 844th Engineer Company, 527th Engineer Battalion left on the first leg of their journey to Kuwait with a procession leaving Ruston at 10 a.m. today. The...
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08/16/2013
At approximately 10 p.m. Thursday a Ruston resident was arrested on several charges after being stopped by local law enforcement for loud music. Kevin Harris, 36, of 729 Second Ave., was reportedly...
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08/16/2013
They can change the world. Zazell Dudley, president and CEO of Dudley Worldwide, told the 281 Louisiana Tech University graduates Thursday at summer quarter commencement that they must commit to...
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08/16/2013
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team has made three more arrests in Operation Summer Heat. James Anderson Shields, 22, of 3218 Lee Ave., Monroe, was apprehended by police Thursday after a...
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08/16/2013
The 2013 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will be on hand Saturday to sign autographs and talk to fans as the athletics department will hold its annual meet and greet with the team on Saturday. Around 4:30 p....
08/16/2013
On Saturday MedCamps of Louisiana will host its 19th Annual Fun Shoot Sporting Clay tournament at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Training Center and Public Range in West Monroe. This year’s...
08/15/2013
It has been more than a decade since the War on Terror began. And since then hundreds of local military personnel have served their country. Capt. Robert Parker, of Ruston, along with other members...
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08/15/2013
After two weeks of hard work and practice, the Ruston High School Band showcased what they learned Friday at the band’s 2013-14 Sneak Peak. On the practice field, the band gave those in attendance a...
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08/15/2013
There is trouble ahead in the future if something isn’t done about it now. That was the main message conveyed Monday as experts involved with the Sparta Aquifer met with TEA Party members during...