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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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07/01/2016
The addition of a 50-bed dormitory would give the Lincoln Parish Detention Center needed bed space and save money over the long run, detention center Warden Jim Tuten said Thursday. The proposed dorm...
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07/01/2016
Top photo: Members of the community gathered during the Candle Light Vigil of Remembrance and Hope Thursday evening by the Lady of the Mist on the Louisiana Tech University campus. Mallory Garza, a...
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07/01/2016
As Lincoln Parish lights up the sky with fireworks celebrating Independence Day, local officials urge residents to stay safe and remember not all cities allow shooting fireworks. Ruston Police...
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06/30/2016
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...
06/30/2016
A vigil for the victims involved in the Orlando massacre will take place from 8:30-9:30 p.m. today at Louisiana Tech University’s Lady of the Mist. Mallory Garza, a counseling psychology doctoral...
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06/30/2016
John Paul Collins grew up listening to his grandmother tell stories about life on the family farm. “She’d tell me it was hard,” he said. “And it was,” Collins’ father, John Collins said. “...
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06/29/2016
Leon Sanders has been appointed to handle operations by the University of Louisiana System at Grambling State University beginning Friday. GSU’s vice president of finance and administration will take...
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06/29/2016
Paige Volentine Family Dentistry’s float, pictured above, won first place for best design during the Louisiana Peach Festival’s “A Peach of My Heart” parade float contest. Second place went to the...
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06/29/2016
Paige Volentine Family Dentistry’s float, pictured above, won first place for best design during the Louisiana Peach Festival’s “A Peach of My Heart” parade float contest. Second place went to the...
06/29/2016
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury has approved the 2015 audit report for both itself and the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish. William R. Hulsey, certified public accountant, reviewed the...