When a state tax issue threatened the future of a local manufacturer, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce went to work to help negotiate a solution that kept the company, and the several hundred jobs it provides, in Lincoln Parish.
When the city of Ruston began working on a new zoning code, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce organized focus groups that provided input, resulting in an ordinance that not only maintains community standards but also fosters economic growth.
With the kids out of school and summer upon us, many families will be headed out to beaches, the lake and more to enjoy one of Louisiana’s favorite summer pastimes — hitting the water.
From fishing and water skiing to swimming, there are tons of ways to cool off from the summer heat while enjoying the water. Swimming, especially, even offers the benefit of allowing families to get in some physical activity during the summer months, when running and walking outside might not be ideal.
For the past two years, Ruston High School’s baseball team has marched deep into the Class 5A Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs.
If nearly 25 games worth of action so far supplies any measuring stick, look for the Bearcats to make another major dent in postseason competition at the sport’s highest classification.
After completing a three-game series of two different opponents during Easter weekend, Ruston High has a 19-4 record entering a District 2-5A series against perennial rival West Monroe High later this week.