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With the summer months almost over, James Ramsaur, director of the Lincoln Parish Park, is looking to make some improvements to the amenities offered at the park. Among those improvements are the updating of five campsites. “The sites 29-33 are the last five sites and they are on a hill so they get a lot of water down off the hill,” he said. “We are going to try to channel the water and enlarge them a little bit so they will be big enough for the camper.” The next project will be installing tall gates along the beach to ensure the safety of visitors when lifeguards aren’t present. “Right now...

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07/21/2017
With the summer months almost over, James Ramsaur, director of the Lincoln Parish Park, is looking to make some improvements to the amenities offered at the park. Among those improvements are the...
07/21/2017
A pair of unrelated power outages left much of north Ruston and downtown without electricity part of the day Thursday. The first outage occurred about 10 a.m. near the East Kentucky Avenue bridge...
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07/20/2017
The Ruston Rotary Club contributed $1,000 toward the Lincoln Rotary Club’s summer food drive for Christian Community Action, a nonprofit organization that helps feed local families. Ruston Rotary...
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07/20/2017
It may be a little too early to bring out all of the Christmas decorations, but it is never too early to begin buying gifts — especially if those gifts are for those in need. Elizabeth Turpin, groups...
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07/20/2017
One of Ruston artist Hooshang Khorasani’s landscapes now bedecks a utility box in the creative district of Parker, Colorado. A design based on his painting of the Maroon Bells peaks near Aspen was...
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07/19/2017
Local teens got the chance to create their own stories during the Teen Lego Stop-Motion Animation Workshop Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Library. Olivia Morrow, above left, concentrates as she...
07/19/2017
Lincoln Parish is under a heat advisory through 7 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service advisory covers most of North Louisiana and East Texas. Temperatures are expected to reach upper 90s...
07/18/2017
Trailblazer RC&D in cooperation with Claiborne Parish Library, Claiborne Parish Police Jury, and Natural Resources Conservation Service is holding a pond management workshop. The workshop is...
07/18/2017
Poverty Point World Heritage Site will host a live prehistoric cooking demonstration, featuring the earth oven method of cooking at 11 a.m. Saturday. Visitors will be able to sample the food prepared...
07/18/2017
More new housing units are coming to Ruston. The city’s planning and zoning commission on Monday approved Jaclin Corporation’s conditional use application to build six two-story townhouses on East...