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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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07/09/2016
A third Ruston teenager has been charged with auto theft in connection with the recent spate of vehicle heists and under carport vehicle burglaries in Lincoln Parish. Parish sheriff’s deputies...
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07/09/2016
The inaugural St. Jude Golf Tournament sponsored by Ruston’s Zeta Rho chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha will be held July 16 at Trails End Golf Course in Arcadia. ESA is a service/philanthropic...
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07/09/2016
Laureen Mayfield will join eight other Louisiana residents as Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Advisory Council on Disability Affairs. The Simsboro native and her colleagues will advise Gov. Edwards on...
07/09/2016
Alcohol sales at Ruston bars and restaurants could be legal until 2 a.m. if the Board of Aldermen sets in motion an ordinance revamping some of the city’s liquor regulations. Introduction of the...
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07/09/2016
Question: We had our wills drafted when our children were very young. They are both adults now (one is married). Do we need to have our wills redone? Answer: Ever had a flat tire? My friend Mark got...
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07/09/2016
When you retire, will your cost of living decline? Some of your expenses may indeed drop, but others won’t. Plus, you may have some new ones to consider. So, all in all, it’s a good idea to think...
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07/09/2016
If you own a small business, there are many retirement plan alternatives available to help you and your eligible employees save for retirement. For most closely-held business owners, a Simplified...
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07/09/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Cotton Top Print Shop and Fine Arts. Located in downtown Ruston at 118 W. Park Ave., Cotton Top offer custom screen...
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07/09/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Belle de Fleur, Ruston Florist’s boutique located at 1102 Louisiana Highway 33 in Ruston. Belle de Fleur Boutique, French for...
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07/08/2016
Five individuals have submitted their resume’ for consideration for the position of Grambling State University President. The applicants are: • Rick Gallot, attorney, former state lawmaker; • Paul...