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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 2:02pm
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In order to make up the approximately $50,000 lost during this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has taken over and created several events for the month of December. The Chamber will continue its annual #ShopRuston campaign event 12 Days of Christmas Shopping, but will also takeover the annual Lincoln Lights Up the Pines event and the annual Ruston Christmas Parade, said Chamber president Judy Copeland. In addition to taking over those events, the Chamber will also add the first Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook Off. Earlier this year, Chamber officials...

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10/10/2017
Tickets are still available for the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s eighth Annual ARToberfest which will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Norton Building, located at 207 West Mississippi in...
10/10/2017
Officials have changed the time for Wednesday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the Tarbutton Road interchange and overpass project at Interstate 20. The event will be held at 1:30 p.m. instead of the...
10/10/2017
Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series on the 10th anniversary of Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE’s and the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Adopt-A-School program. Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE’s...
10/09/2017
Members of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury’s Public Works Committee will discuss and vote on authorizing the jury to enter into a cooperative endeavor agreement with the city of Ruston regarding site...
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10/09/2017
When intense rain and thunderstorms resulted in the flooding of Woodson Hall in March 2016, the English and Foreign Languages Department was among several Grambling State University units that for...
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10/09/2017
MONROE — Samantha Allison braved the shave Saturday afternoon as she volunteered to have her head shaved to help raise money for childhood cancer research during the fourth annual St. Baldrick’s Day...
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10/07/2017
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics are 14 times more likely to be violently injured on the job than the firefighters they work beside, according to research conducted by Drexel University’s...
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10/07/2017
Ruston residents will see a new look to their utility bills beginning this week. The reformatted statements are single-sided and feature the city’s new “Excellence Made Here” logo. “All of the...
10/07/2017
Gov. John Bel Edwards is scheduled to join other state and local officials in Ruston on Wednesday for groundbreaking ceremonies for the long-awaited Tarbutton Road interchange and overpass project at...
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10/07/2017
Asset allocation is to investment planning what the foundation is to a house or the chassis is to a car. It’s what everything else is built upon. And just as important as constructing a house on a...