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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce was able to “close the gap” of the approximately $50,000 lost during 2017’s Louisiana Peach Festival through various holiday events presented by the Chamber, said Judy Copeland, Chamber president. “This means we close the 2017 (year) with a loss, but we still have money in the bank,” Copeland said. “We will scale back some expenses on Peach Festival, but that will put us back in line with previous years.” Chamber officials announced they had taken over and created several events in December to replenish the money lost from Peach Fest. The Chamber...

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12/12/2017
A mini version of the Hispanic “posadas” Christmas tradition is coming to Ruston. The celebration, which centers around food, fun and family, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Railroad...
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12/12/2017
The Ruston Cultural District will present “A Tuna Christmas” with B&B Theatre at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Norton Building. “A Tuna Christmas,” produced in association with Samuel French, is a...
12/12/2017
The Louisiana Board of Regents on Monday gave Grambling State University the green light to proceed with plans to establish the first cybersecurity degree program in the state. The Regents...
12/12/2017
FARMERVILLE — There’s an old riddle that asks: If it takes two hours to dig a hole two feet deep, how long does it take to dig half a hole? The correct answer is there’s no such thing as half a hole...
12/11/2017
Members of the Shreveport Mudbugs hockey team will take to the ice at Ruston’s artificial ice rink on Thursday to perform drills, sign autographs and teach the basics of the game to area youngsters....
12/11/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will likely vote Tuesday on its 2018 proposed budget that is projected to end its financial year with a general fund balance of $2.9 million. The board will discuss the...
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12/11/2017
From left, Marisol O’Neal and Emily Gatlin sample a chili taster from Legacy Rehabilitation’s team leader, Matt Shirley, during the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Battle for the Battle Chili...
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12/11/2017
Matt Black, of the Ruston Firefighters Association, places a toy tea set on a fire truck with sons Liam Black, 5, and Kase Black, 3. The tea set was donated during the annual Fill the Firetruck...
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12/09/2017
The Grambling city council throw candies and wave to paradegoers Saturday during the Grambling Joy Fund’s annual Christmas Parade. Pictured from left is councilman Cullen Jackson, councilwoman Yanese...
12/09/2017
Lawrence Gibbs and the Russ-Town Band will present their annual “Christmas at the Dixie” benefit program at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. “This is an annual concert that we have...