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12/15/2017 - 1:39pm
Members of the Shreveport Mudbugs hockey team took over the ice at Ruston’s artificial ice rink Thursday to perform drills, sign autographs and teach the basics of the game to more than area youngsters. City officials said the event, sponsored by the city of Ruston, was to show youngsters the...
12/15/2017 - 1:41pm
The Ruston Farmers’ Market will end its 10th season with record vendor sales. Vendor sales were well over $212,000, a 19 percent increase over 2016. Dasia Canales, market manager, said she was proud of the sale increase. “We are really excited about the increase. Last year we doubled in the new...
12/15/2017 - 1:42pm
Ruston police continue their search today for suspects who stole a forklift and dump truck from two construction sites then proceeded to remove an entire automatic teller machine from local credit union, destroyed the ATM and make off with the money inside. Officers responded to an automatic ATM...
12/15/2017 - 1:44pm
Leaders of the Sparta Groundwater Commission will meet Monday to discuss whether the legislation that created the commission needs to be revised to meet the panel’s long-term goals. The meeting is set for 10 a.m. in the conference room of Reese Hall, on Louisiana Tech University’s agriculture...
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12/14/2017 - 1:27pm
The Northern Louisiana Medical Center became the first hospital in the state to install the new and innovative Infant Safety System developed by CertaScan Technologies, according to a press release from the hospital. “The proprietary system allows the hospital to capture high resolution newborn...

Announcements

Rodney and Nancy Alexander, of Ruston, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a suprise party hosted by their family. They were wed Oct. 19, 1967. The couple have three children, Ginger Robinson, Rod Alexander and Lisa Lowe; and six grandchildren, Jordon Nalley, Jaina Robinson,...
Margaret Livingston Hindman, of Ruston, and Clayton Glen Avery, of Jonesboro, were united in holy matrimony at 5 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer. The double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. William Easterling. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Ward Hindman...

Sports

GRAMBLING — Saturday’s Celebration Bowl opponent North Carolina A&T isn’t the only obstacle facing the Grambling State Tigers this weekend....

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GRAMBLING — It’s been since the early 2000s that Grambling State University has won consecutive National Black Football Championships.

But...

Two hot Lincoln Parish prep basketball teams collide as Ruston High School plays host to Simsboro High School at 7 p.m. tonight.

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Editorials

The holiday season is busy with different celebrations, and the Lincoln Parish Library is no exception. During the rest of December, the library will be hosting programs that...
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser isn’t optimistic about the fate of his department’s budget, as Louisiana gets closer to the fiscal cliff with still no plan in sight to prevent the...