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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 11:32am
If all goes according to plan, a former nursing home on East Georgia Avenue will open in November as a behavioral health care facility. Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday granted Lincoln Counseling, LLC’s request to remake the abandoned Alpine Guest Care Center building into an in- and out-patient drug rehabilitation facility. All that remains now that the commission has approved the conditional use permit, is the final OK from the state Department of Health and Hospitals, Chris Salter, of Ruston, the project’s developer, said. The former independent-living apartments that are...

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08/18/2017
As of mid-morning today, Ruston police still had no suspect in a Thursday night shooting that sent a 24-year-old man to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. The incident happened at...
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08/18/2017
Kevin Patterson and his finance, Andria Fields, work the soil on their plot in the Longleaf Farms Community Garden. The couple, along with fellow community gardener Doris Sims, received their seed...
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08/18/2017
Kevin Patterson and his finance, Andria Fields, work the soil on their plot in the Longleaf Farms Community Garden. The couple, along with fellow community gardener Doris Sims, received their seed...
08/17/2017
Rock the Railroad is coming back. Starting Sept. 1 and every Friday of each of Louisiana Tech University’s seven home football game weekends, Railroad Park will be the site of live music, pep rallies...
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08/17/2017
At 5:45 a.m. this morning, Richard Coley celebrated his 141st grand opening of a Chick-fil-A restaurant. Originally of St. Petersburg, Florida, he now lives in Arcadia and said he was delighted to be...
08/16/2017
The Lincoln Parish school district scored the fifth highest ACT composite score in the state with 180 students scoring 21 points or higher on the test according to a report recently released by the...
08/16/2017
For the 36th straight year, it’s Happening again for Louisiana Tech University. The annual tradition continues starting at 6 p.m. Thursday as The Happening, a celebration of Louisiana Tech University...
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08/16/2017
Anna-Katherine Thompson, seated, a Ruston High School freshman, won the title of Miss Heart of Trenton’s Outstanding Teen which is an official preliminary pageant to  Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding...
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08/15/2017
A 73-year-old Choudrant man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with two counts of first-degree murder following an alleged shooting incident Monday evening. John Nichols, of...
08/15/2017
The Dixie Youth Baseball World Series coming to Ruston in 2019 is expected to bring as many as 8,000 people to town, have an economic impact that could top $6 million and require more than 300...