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Ruston will soon be covered in color as residents do their part to help bring an end to breast cancer during the Fourth Annual Susan G. Komen North Louisiana Color Me for a Cure 5k walk/run. The event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ruston High School. “Our organization as a whole covers 22 parishes (in North Louisiana) and Lincoln Parish is going to be our priority for the next three years because of those parishes, Lincoln has the highest breast cancer mortality rate,” Lindsay Dean, executive director for Susan G. Komen NWLA, said. “I think that is important for people to understand why we are...

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03/21/2017
The fifth North Louisiana Youth Percussion Ensemble Festival will return to Louisiana Tech University’s Howard Auditorium Friday and Saturday. The event was created in part to provide a performance...
03/21/2017
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission has postponed a decision on a preliminary plat application for a planned unit development on the south side of West Barnett Springs Avenue. The panel on Monday...
03/20/2017
A Simsboro man died Saturday night in a fire that destroyed his Davis Road home. Felton Cockerham, 77, was believed to have been trying to get out of structure but was unable to do so, Chief Kevin...
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03/20/2017
On Saturday, the 11th annual Joe Woods Wildwood Express Showcase will be hosted by the Dixie Center for the arts. Beginning at 6 p.m., the show will celebrate the life and legacy of Joe Woods, Mary...
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03/20/2017
Gov. John Bel Edwards will be in Ruston on Wednesday to participate in a ribbon cutting at the Monster Moto corporate headquarters and youth recreational vehicle assembly plant, and a groundbreaking...
03/18/2017
t’s been 10 years since Kevin Singh, director of the Community Design Activism Center in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design, came upon the multi-block area of southwest Ruston now known as...
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03/18/2017
For six years, the Hockenjos family has invited residents from all over North Louisiana to participate in a showcase of their gifts — Ruston’s Got Talent. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday...
03/18/2017
The Pinkie Wilkerson Memorial Interchange was dedicated Friday at Interstate 20 and state highway 149 with more than 150 area residents and state officials attending. It was the largest attendance...
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03/18/2017
On Oct. 15, 1861, 21-year-old Isom Franklin enlisted in the 35th North Carolina Regiment, Infantry Company K. By Jan. 1862, the unit was transferred to the Confederate Service, joining the ranks of...
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03/17/2017
Natalie Doolittle, director of medical animation at High Impact, Inc., will visit Louisiana Tech University on March 27 for a presentation titled, “Biomedical Visualization: Art Influencing Science...