Main St. money
Ruston was one of only seven Louisiana Main Street communities to receive a Redevelopment Incentive Grant for the 2010-11 fiscal year.
Eighteen projects competed for the FY 2010-11 grant support from Louisiana Main Street. The funds will offset total statewide commercial district building improvements exceeding $400,000 in immediate work.
Winning project locations were Ruston, Franklin, New Iberia, Crowley, Natchitoches, Springhill and St. Francisville. Four projects received $10,000 each, and three received $2,500 each.