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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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06/10/2016
The Louisiana Peach Festival Kids’ Zone will have a new look this year and be more family friendly, event organizers said Thursday. For the first time, all youth-oriented events will be in the Sexton...
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06/10/2016
Newborns through 6-year-olds will crawl, scoot and ride to the finish line in the annual Louisiana Peach Festival Diaper Derby sponsored by Barnes Portraiture. For more than two decades, babies...
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06/10/2016
The Ruston chapter of the Grambling University National Alumni Association has donated $20,000 to the school’s endowed scholarship fund. The chapter’s efforts were recognized earlier this month...
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06/10/2016
Each year, more than a dozen little girls put on their best dresses and happiest smiles in the hopes of becoming the next Princess Peach. This year, these young ladies will get that chance at 10 a.m...
06/09/2016
Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency identified three potential locations in Grambling that could qualify for damage reimbursement as the result of the March flooding. The Grambling...
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06/09/2016
Through a partnership between the city of Ruston, Louisiana Tech University Orientation and the Meet Me on Main Street Alliance, incoming honor students were welcomed with a concert Wednesday...
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06/09/2016
Grambling Mayor Ed Jones has been elected president of the World Conference of Mayors. Jones was selected during the group’s recent meeting in Washington, D.C. The nonprofit, nonpolitical...
06/09/2016
Musician Rick Kelley will perform at 2 p.m. Friday at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. Hailing from Michigan, Kelley focuses on the importance of reading and invites all local children and...
06/08/2016
The Lincoln Parish School Board has approved Vista Construction Group of Monroe’s $1.5 million bid to add new classrooms, a soccer facility, a new roof on the auditorium and a new floor for the girls...
06/08/2016
The Building and Grounds Committee discussed plans for a parking lot and drainage improvements at Choudrant High School’s sports complex and plans to expand the parking lot at Ruston High School. The...