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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 11:27am
The first of a series of three murals designed to draw attention to downtown Ruston and enhance visitor experiences is finished. The 9-foot-tall by 40-foot-long work is painted on the back wall of the Rainwater Building facing Vienna Street and adjacent to the Federal Building parking lot. The mural is visible to northbound traffic. The mural is a collage of multi-colored geometric shapes, some bearing almost hidden logos and images that represent Ruston. The images were intentionally veiled so that people have to walk up to the mural to spot them. “You’ll see everything from a peach to a...

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04/24/2017
Registration for the 2017-18 school year for students in grades kindergarten through 12 will begin on May 1. All new students (except pre-k) need to be registered at the Lincoln Parish School Board...
04/24/2017
Officials with Brookshire Grocery Co. announce plans for the 13th Brookshire’s/Super 1 Foods World War II Heroes Flight, which will take WWII veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorial built...
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04/24/2017
The 2017 Artexpo New York includes two paintings by Ruston’s Hooshang Khorasani. Artblend Gallery of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, selected an abstract and an equine work to display in exhibition that...
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04/22/2017
Louisiana Tech University’s department of music has announced its Alumnus of the Year and Honors Recital soloists, and will feature the honorees at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Howard Auditorium. Tony Boutté...
04/22/2017
For her 95th birthday, Sue Davis wanted to do something daring — take a motorcycle ride with her son Harvey on his Harley Davidson. Sue Davis said she, as well as most of the residents and staff at...
04/21/2017
If there’s one thing everyone needs to know and learn more about, it’s definitely money and how to take care of it. The Lincoln Parish Library hopes to provide the community with some of those tips...
04/21/2017
Members of the Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative will go to Baton Rouge in May to continue to make their plea for state dollars for a project aimed at reducing the draw on the Sparta...
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04/21/2017
Ruston police have arrested two men allegedly involved in a Monday evening shooting that was caught on amateur video. Troydarious Keunte Grimsley, 18, of 172 Sandbed Road, in Ruston, is charged with...
04/21/2017
Ruston High School has tabbed a familiar face to take over the Bearcats’ boys basketball program. Principal Ricky Durrett introduced Adrian Hester this morning at the school auditorium as the new...
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04/20/2017
Ruston-based singer-songwriter Monty Russell will be bringing some guests along to entertain the people of Lincoln Parish when he performs 7 p.m. Friday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. With him are...