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Despite first-year numbers lower than what he had hoped, Ruston’s venture into curbside recycling has still been “extremely successful,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. Twelve months after the city started the program in January 2017, 742 households and approximately 300 small businesses are participating, according to statistics compiled by city. Of those households, 612 are inside the city limits and 130 outside the city. Ruston offers recycling within a 3-mile radius of the city limits. As of December, just over 230 tons of items that otherwise would have gone to the parish landfill had been...

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12/13/2017
It’s going to take a constitutional rewrite for Louisiana to overcome its financial problems long term, but that rewrite isn’t likely to come soon, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser said Tuesday. “A...
12/13/2017
GRAMBLING— More than 350 students are expected to graduate during the Grambling State University fall 2017 commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Friday in the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. The...
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12/13/2017
Approximately 20,000 canned goods and other items were gathered by 14 local schools during the ninth annual Adopt-A-School food drive for Christian Community Action. The food collection will go...
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...