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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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04/22/2016
For the second time in less than a week, state transportation officials have closed an Interstate 20 bridge in Lincoln Parish because of holes in the bridge’s surface. The Louisiana Highway 506...
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04/22/2016
Dubach School third grade teacher Meg Johnson’s 28 students performed a Pet Wash Challenge for their Engineering by Design project. Johnson said she recently attended a science, technology,...
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04/22/2016
Jonathan Gunasekaran, front row, left, and Roselyn Bennett, front, right, are the winners of the city of Ruston’s recycling program logo contest. Gunasekaran’s “Ruston Reuse, Reduce, Recycle” design...
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04/22/2016
The Ruston Community Theatre celebrated opening night of “Monday Always Leads to Murder” Thursday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. The comedic murder mystery will continue at 7 p.m. tonight and...
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04/21/2016
Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center hosted an event Wednesday aimed at educating youth on saving the environment. More than 350 students participated in a environmental friendly education event....
04/21/2016
Local middle and high school students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy Class of 2015-16, a program of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, will reveal seven new start-up businesses to the...
04/21/2016
The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control heard opposition of the newest board appointment during their Wednesday meeting. Vivian McCain, executive director of the library, said that the issue of...
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04/21/2016
In 1974, the Cranford family opened a gas station and convenience store Cranford’s South, which would serve the Ruston masses until its closing in the early 2000s. But recently, T.J. Cranford, the...
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04/21/2016
In March the school celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a book character dress up day. The students were able to dress up as their favorite book character and bring the book to share with the class...
04/21/2016
The Washington Post has recognized the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts once again as one of the 25 top-performing high schools with elite students in the nation. Jay Mathews, an...