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The Ruston Daily Leader won 28 awards in the Louisiana Press Association’s Better Newspaper Editorial Competition and Better Newspaper Advertising Competition for 2015. The honors include first-place awards in several news, sports, layout and advertising categories. “The staff of the Ruston Daily Leader strives daily to produce a quality hometown newspaper for the good people of Ruston and Lincoln Parish. These awards are well deserved and a good indication of our continued service to this community,” Daily Leader Publisher Rick Hohlt said. The Daily Leader competed against similar sized...

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06/19/2013
With the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival this week, much attention has been focused on the Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber works throughout the year to help ensure the Peach Festival is...
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06/19/2013
The Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual City of Grambling Juneteenth Heritage Festival Health Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the City Hall and Recreation Center. Along with various...
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06/18/2013
The annual City of Grambling Juneteenth Heritage Festival is coming to an end. After nearly two weeks of family friendly events, which included food, workshops, banquets and more; the festival will...
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06/18/2013
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers are proposing eight new changes to the state constitution following their regular session, including new protections from steep budget cuts for certain health...
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06/18/2013
Grambling State University has been awarded a $1.7 million, five-year grant by the National Institutes of Health to provide graduate degree opportunities to under-represented honors students.
06/18/2013
This summer as library patrons are participating in the “Ground Breaking Reads” Adult Summer Reading Program, the library invites everyone to join them as they unearth ancient civilizations in their...
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06/17/2013
Mothers and fathers, start your children! Many area babies and toddlers will compete in their first race when the 30th Annual Peach Festival Diaper Derby revs up Saturday. During the festival...
06/17/2013
With a strained economy, business owners and trades people may branch out to accommodate other clients — specifically the government. However, navigating the murky waters of government contracts may...
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06/17/2013
Ruston’s Sarah Turner saw the need and used that inspiration to realize a lifelong dream. The result is Cranford’s Catfish Corner in Simsboro, co-owned by Turner and boyfriend T.J. Cranford. “The...
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06/15/2013
Residents of Grambling hit the streets Saturday for a day of fun and festivities as the city’s Juneteenth celebration continued. Music, food and activity filled Main Street and Grambling City Park,...