Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held recently for Burkes Outlet, located at 309 N. Service Road in the Interstate 20 Shopping Center. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
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Several people were injured in two separate incidents on Tuesday afternoon.
District Fire Chief Tommy Woods said the Ruston Fire Department responded to a four-car wreck on U.S. Highway 167 at approximately 3:38 p.m.
Lt. Tim Parker, public information officer for the Ruston Police Department, said three cars heading north were stopped at the red light at the intersection of U.S. 167 and Kentucky Avenue when a 2000 Chevy Tahoe driven by Hunter Sharp, 24, of Sterlington, also traveling north, allegedly failed to stop and hit the car in front of him. That impact reportedly caused the second car to be pushed into a third car, which pushed that car into a fourth car.
With the opening of its new facility, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has launched a new website and application for smartphones.
Public Information Officer Chad Alexander is directing residents to visit www.lincolnparish.org and selecting the link for sheriff.
“This will route the viewer to the newly designed website for the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office,” he said. “There is more work to be carried out on the inmate portion of the website, however, persons can see arrest data.”
Cooler weather heralds in the busiest time of the year with the holidays, school and work schedules at full tilt.
That’s why the October edition of Living Well, which will publish in the Sunday edition of the Ruston Daily Leader, is focusing on various ways to keep residents going.
More than half of Americans wake up each morning to a steaming cup of coffee. For those who are health-conscious, the good news is that cup of “get up and go” may not be a bad thing.