Ruston officials, joined by representatives of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau, marked the official opening of a revamp section of Celebrity Drive on Wednesday.
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When Ruston resident Jan Clifton usually wants to get rid of some old paint, random garden and household sprays or fluorescent lightbulbs, she said she either throws them in the trash or waits for someone to claim them.
“I know that there are some things in these materials that are dangerous, but I just don’t have anywhere else to put them sometimes,” she said. “It leaves me feeling uneasy when I do.”
The village of Simsboro Board of Aldermen met Monday night to discuss possible improvements to the downtown area as well as water and sewer reports.
Markay Brown, a senior project manager presented a Sidewalk Projects proposal in August through Meyer, Meyer, LaCroix and Hixson engineering firm, which is being funded by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
“The DOTD expects we’ll have good news before the end of the month,” Brown said. “They believe when we get started it’s going to go a lot faster than what we had expected.”