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Leader News Service Ruston restaurant patrons may have started noticing local establishments have been a little peachier this week. That’s because more than 12 local restaurants are currently offering specialty peach-related dishes and drinks until Sunday to celebrate the inaugural Peach Restaurant Week during Louisiana Peach Festival. This event celebrates Ruston’s culinary scene the week of the Louisiana Peach Festival, said Amanda Quimby, Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau. Items range from salads and burgers to coffee, teas, cocktails and desserts. The event came about as the...

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05/09/2017
If one were to take a drive to the Lincoln Parish Park they would notice that the lake is a little lower than usual — in fact, it’s about 30 million gallons lower. The Lincoln Parish Police Jury,...
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05/08/2017
Bank of Ruston’s Patricia Murad serves Ruston firefighter Cade Griswald during the bank’s annual First Responder Appreciation Day on Friday. The celebration was held throughout the day and honored...
05/08/2017
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. May 20 at the Thomas Assembly Center.
05/08/2017
A public hearing will be held to discuss the allowance of the consumption of alcohol beverages at Lincoln Hall, a parish-owned banquet facility, during the Lincoln Parish Police Jury’s regular...
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05/08/2017
Approximately 1,500 people lined two blocks of downtown Ruston on Sunday afternoon to be parade watchers for an episode of the upcoming season of social media entertainer and actor Logan Paul’s “...
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05/07/2017
The two women and six men sitting around folding tables in the church fellowship hall laughed and poked good-natured fun at their program coordinator. They were relaxed, at ease with each other....
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05/07/2017
Louisiana Tech University took home the Vehicle Design Award UrbanConcept for their EcoCar Turbo Hound recently during the 11th annual Shell Eco-marathon Americas competition in Detroit on April 29....
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05/07/2017
“I almost let some things go because I wasn’t willing to let go. I almost lost myself because I was willing to be lost in you. I almost became as one wondering around with no hope because I almost...
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05/06/2017
Church leaders gather at the front of the sanctuary in New Living Word Ministries during a candlelight ceremony in preparation for the National Day of Prayer on Wednesday. Attendees heard others...
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05/06/2017
The Lincoln Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of its annual Middle Grades Student of the Year Awards. Each student was honored at the April 28 luncheon and presented an award of...