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Ruston businessman Trott Hunt and Sue Martin, co-founder of a local animal rescue agency, were recognized as the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Robert E. Russ Award recipient and Ruston Rotary Club Bill Best Humanitarian Award winners, respectively. The award winners accepted their recognition at the 97th annual Chamber of Commerce banquet Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. Other awards given during the banquet included: • Business of Year – Frosty Factory of America • Origin Bank & HGA Young Business Leader of the Year — Kourtney Keim • Ambassador of the Year — Sonja Burns •...

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12/07/2016
Parish voters will decide in April the fate of two property tax renewals that generate more than $5 million over 10 years for local schools. The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday unanimously...
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12/07/2016
The skies should be clear and the temperatures cold Thursday evening for Ruston’s annual Christmas parade. The parade begins at 6 p.m. and winds its way through downtown’s winter wonderland before...
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12/06/2016
A. E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University is one of the 25 best public schools in the state, according to its School Performance Score released recently by the Louisiana...
12/06/2016
It’s official. As of Jan. 1, curbside recycling begins, residential garbage pickup drops to once a week, service rates for some categories of commercial dumpsters increase and alterations come in...
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12/05/2016
The newly formed Artisan Strings and Winds chamber ensemble will play its premier concert Dec. 13 at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. The program, titled “Classic Holiday Chamber,” begins at...
12/05/2016
The Lincoln Parish School Board will look to approve a resolution to call an election to renew two millages that generate more than $5 million over a 10-year period. The Consolidated School District...
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12/05/2016
The Lincoln Parish chapter of the Young Entrepreneur’s Academy was recently recognized on the national level for their growth in the number of accepted students for the academic year. YEA! is an...
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12/04/2016
It was a good news/bad news kind of Saturday for Lincoln Parish college football fans. The Grambling State Tigers turned in the good as the Tigers battled back to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the...
12/04/2016
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday could put the finishing touches on an amended ordinance that, if approved, sets up the city’s first curbside recycling program, raises commercial dumpster service...
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12/04/2016
When Eldred Hardison received his marketing degree from Grambling State University in 1988, he didn’t figure his next career move would be into law enforcement. Or that he would coach high school...